TITLE

M&A sprints out of the blocks in 2012

AUTHOR(S)
CHANG, JOE
PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;4/2/2012, Vol. 281 Issue 13, Special section p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the chemical industry in 2012. It states that there has been a surge in M&A deals, including a high profile hostile takeover attempt, and suggests low public valuations could result in another round of acquisitions. It mentions the use of U.S. financing in M&A activities, including acquisitions of Europe-based businesses with a U.S. presence. It comments on how private equities firms are seeking to divest chemical assets.
ACCESSION #
74079408

 

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