US M&A barriers tested

Baker, John
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;3/5/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 56, p5
Trade Publication
The article comments on the acquisition of the titanium dioxide operations of Lyondell Chemical to Saudi Arabia's Cristal. The author states that the acquisition marks the first real incursion of Middle East buyers into the U.S. chemicals market. The author also mentions that the deal was closely fought by Cristal and another bidder, after plenty of initial trade and private equity interest.


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