5 July 2019
Speciality chemicals company Synthomer has signed a $824m agreement to acquire Omnova Solutions to strengthen its global position as a major chemicals company.
17 May 2019
Arkema has announced the acquisition of ArrMaz, a US-based provider of speciality surfactants for crop nutrition, mining and infrastructure markets, for $570m on an enterprise value basis.
29 March 2019
Saudi Aramco has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70% stake in Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia for SAR259.1bn ($69.1bn).
13 March 2019
Axens has signed an agreement with ExxonMobil Catalysts and Licensing (ExxonMobil) to sublicense the latter’s sulfuric acid alkylation technology.
6 March 2019
Singapore-based Fortrec has closed the purchase of the aromatic solvents refinery in Ulsan, Korea.
4 March 2019
Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings’ consolidated subsidiary Taiyo Nippon Sanso (TNSC) has completed the acquisition of a portion of HyCO business and related assets in the US from Linde Gas North America.
25 February 2019
Saudi Aramco has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire a 9% stake in Zhejiang Petrochemical’s integrated refinery and petroleum distillates complex in Zhoushan, China.
13 February 2019
German firm BASF will commence the divestment of its construction chemicals business this year in a bid to streamline its product portfolio and operations.
11 February 2019
Eni and Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC) have signed a joint development agreement to advance a new technology that converts natural gas into synthesis gas.
8 February 2019
Airgas has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TA Corporate Holdings (Tech Air), a distributor of industrial gases and welding supplies.