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2014-07-15 08:21:58

Combination Will Have Leading Positions Across Four High-Growth, High-Margin Businesses BATON ROUGE, La. and PRINCETON, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC) announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all outstanding shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $6.2 billion. This combination reflects both companies' commitment to...

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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'