2014 Global chemical industry mergers and acquisitions outlook

| February 2, 2018

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The outlook for European chemical M&A activity is unchanged as the region’s economy is stabilizing, yet still fragile. Additionally, the increased competition from Asia as well as the low-cost production environment in the United States will continue to impact the growth prospects for many European chemical companies.

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Article | March 12, 2020

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