TITLE

ICI may see more green

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Nigel
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;8/6/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the efforts of Akzo Nobel NV to acquire ICI Corp. Akzo Nobel has raised its bid for ICI and the point is not lost on ICI's shareholders that Akzo Nobel needs ICI, if it is to grow strongly in the still highly fragmented global coatings business. Akzo Nobel is a big industrial coatings maker, while ICI is focused on decorative paints. Akzo Nobel's decorative business, Crown Paints brand, is largely the poor cousin of the Great Britain-based Dulux.
ACCESSION #
27020902

 

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