Industry M&A soars to a record $8bn

Chang, Joseph; Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/28/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 68, p6
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global chemical industry. The global chemical industry completed $8 billion (€5.9 billion) worth of M&A during the first quarter of 2007, according to New York-based investment bank Young & Partners. M&A activity continues at a rapid rate, with 20 deals in excess of $25 million completed in the first three months of 2007, against 17 in the same period last year, and 78 in 2006 as a whole.


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