Dow approval for Wolff bid

Jones, Philippa
June 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;6/25/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 72, p57
Trade Publication
The article reports on the authority given by European Commission (EC) to Dow Chemical Co. to purchase Wolff Walsrode AG from Bayer AG in Europe. EC cites that the two companies manufacture cellulose ethers, however their products ranges overlap only on methyl-cellulose and derivatives markets. EC believed that the merger could not hinder effective competition in the European Economic Area or any substantial part of it.


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