TITLE

M&A chugs at record pace

AUTHOR(S)
Chang, Joseph
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business Americas;6/4/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 22, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the trends concerning mergers and acquisitions within the U.S. chemical industry. Consolidation activity is moving along at a near-record pace in 2007. Private equity is returning, even as strategic buyers continue to settle major deals. In the first quarter of 2007, the global chemical industry completed $8 billion in mergers and acquisitions. Private equity took an impressive five out of the top 10 deals. One of the notable acquisitions was Advent and Carlyle/H.C. Starck.
ACCESSION #
26380777

 

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