Failure shows M&A problems

Davis, Nigel
April 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p7
Trade Publication
The author comments on Sasol's decision to withdraw from the sale of its olefins and surfactants (O&S) business. He contends that the decision highlights an emerging problem in the chemical industry's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. He also describes the state of the O&S business and discusses the reason behind the withdrawal.


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