Akzo Nobel Boosts Payouts, Starts Clock on Chemical Unit Separation

| April 24, 2017

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Paint and chemicals giant Akzo Nobel NV on Wednesday boosted dividend payouts to shareholders and set a timeline for the separation of its specialty-chemicals division, the latest in the Dutch firm’s efforts to fend off a $24 billion takeover approach from U.S. rival PPG Industries Inc.

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