November 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;11/12/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 18, p28
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to the chemical industries. Akzo Nobel NV has acquired Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) PLC after an approval from ICI's shareholders. Rabigh Refining & Petrochemical Co. will be launching an initial public offer (IPO) having 25% of its shares. Nufarm Ltd. has accepted a takeover offer from the consortium led by China National Chemical Corp.


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