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2010-12-11 00:00:37

Total glycerin, free glycerin and cloud point capabilities proceed to next step of balloting to Main committee D2. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 ASTM Subcommittee D02.E0 passed three ballots this week for the inclusion of the AOCS standard procedure Ck 2-09, the QTA System method, as an approved method within the biodiesel B100 specification D6751, for the properties of total glycerin, free glycerin and cloud point. These ballots will now proceed to Main Committee D02 ballot....

2010-12-10 06:45:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF successfully completed its acquisition of Cognis Holding GmbH from Cognis Holding Luxembourg S.a r.l. controlled by Permira Funds, GS Capital Partners and SV Life Sciences yesterday (December 9, 2010). The equity purchase price was euro 700 million. Including net financial debt and pension obligations, the enterprise value of the transaction is euro 3.1 billion. "Cognis' and BASF's know-how and range of products complement...

2010-12-01 05:00:00

LUDWIGSHAFEN, Germany, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Commission today approved the acquisition of Cognis Holding GmbH by BASF SE. The approval is subject to the divestiture of businesses that accounted for sales of significantly less than euro 100 million, which is less than 3% of Cognis' total sales. In addition, the Chinese authorities today approved the acquisition. The transaction has now received approval from all relevant competition authorities. Closing of the transaction...

2010-10-18 12:59:00

MUMBAI, India, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- India's processed food industry is undergoing major developments as a result of government endorsement schemes and capital investments. Food ingredients (Fi) India trade exhibition, to take place this week in Mumbai, will address the latest industry issues and will see future investment into the country. With an average of 6.3% annual economic growth and expending middle class, now over 300 million, India is one of the world's leading markets. These...

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...


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