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2010-09-08 15:18:00

LONDON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valence Group, the fast growing specialist chemicals M&A advisory boutique, today successfully completed its advisory role representing Cognis in the sale of its UV acrylates business to IGM Resins NV. The UV acrylates business was part of Cognis' Functional Products strategic business unit. The UV acrylates business manufactures and sells monomers and oligomers for UV applications marketed under the Photomer brand name. The sale of the UV acrylates...

2010-08-24 08:42:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Demand for personal care ingredients in the United States is driven by a stable consumption of personal care products, and increased consumer awareness of products with skin protection benefits such as anti-aging and sun care. The market posted 3% growth since 2005, and is forecast to grow further at a CAGR of 2.2% through 2014 according recently released study Global Personal Care Ingredients 2010: Market Analysis and Opportunities, by worldwide...

2010-08-17 07:40:00

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The European personal care ingredients market experienced continued growth in the last few years despite the negative effects of the slow economy, reveals Global Personal Care Ingredients 2010: Market Analysis and Opportunities, a recently published study by worldwide consulting and research firm Kline & Company. The personal care ingredients market outperformed most other end-use industries in which specialty chemicals suppliers are active....

2010-06-23 07:44:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF SE has reached an agreement with Cognis Holding Luxembourg S.a r.l. controlled by Permira Funds, GS Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences to acquire the specialty chemicals company Cognis for an equity purchase price of euro 700 million. Including net financial debt and pension obligations, the enterprise value of the transaction is euro 3.1 billion. The acquisition is subject to clearance by the competent merger control authorities....

2010-04-15 15:01:00

NATICK, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) today announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for the two validated manufacturing changes affecting all of its cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs), and that it will immediately resume distribution of its COGNIS® CRT-Ds and TELIGEN® ICDs. The Company is...

2010-03-17 07:04:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading New York-based private equity firm that invests in middle market specialty industrial, healthcare and financial services companies, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) to sell its portfolio company Genovique Specialties Corporation, a leading global provider of benzoate plasticizers. Genovique Specialties, headquartered in Rosemont, IL, is a global...

2010-02-11 10:26:00

Group Aims to Curb Misleading Use of 'Natural' WASHINGTON Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As demand for natural products continues to rise, the Natural Products Association (NPA) is extending its natural seal and standard to include home care products, such as household cleaners, laundry detergents, concentrated and ready-to-use hard surface cleaners. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100211/DC53621LOGO ) Until now, there was no standard definition of the term "natural"...

2009-12-09 03:00:00

LONDON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2009 Frost & Sullivan Green Excellence of the Year Award in the field of adhesives for mobile electronics is presented to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in recognition of the company's development of the Loctite® Halogen-Free range of products. These products are primarily methacrylate (MMA) structural adhesives that have been designed for numerous bonding applications, and are based on the development of a green technology platform....

2009-12-01 17:44:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Emulsifiers - A World Market Review http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164447/Emulsifiers---A-World-Market-Review.html Traditional non-substitutable applications in food and beverages and growing use in personal care products continue to fuel growth in Emulsifiers market. Use in the pharmaceuticals sector as microemulsion also contributes to market expansion....

2009-11-18 12:10:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Surface Active Agents - Global Market Trends http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164423/Surface-Active-Agents---Global-Market-Trends.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Surface active agents or surfactants are chemical intermediates with a wide range of characteristics and are used in several applications such as laundry detergents,...