Playing a different game

Boswell, Clay
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p20
Trade Publication
The article deals with the mergers and acquisitions among cosmetic and personal care ingredient manufacturers, which may begin to attract more private equity. Gillian Morris of Kline & Co. explains that global demand for cosmetics and personal care ingredients totals $8 billion to $10 billion. It is indicated that the busiest acquirers in the area have been International Specialty Products (ISP) and Cognis and Croda.


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