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2014-09-10 16:22:07

BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB, "Albemarle") today announced the expiration of the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) in connection with the company's previously announced acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC, "Rockwood"). The waiting period expired at 11:59 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time on September 8, 2014....

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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