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BASF Results

BASF expects profit gain on specialty chemicals rebound

* Expects adj EBIT to rise by up to 10 pct

* Basic chems profit to decline after 2017 jump

* Specialty chemicals to rebound after margin squeeze

* Shares down 1.6 pct (Adds shares,

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BASF M&A Discussion

BASF focused on digesting recent acquisitions, US tax reform not a panacea – CEO
27 February 2018 14:55 Source:ICIS News

BASF press conf


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Recticel Results

Annual results 2017

Regulated information, Brussels, 26 February 2018 – 07:00 CET

Recticel delivers further sales and profit growth

  • Combined sales grew by +8.4% to EUR 1,460.8 million
  • Combined REBITDA increased by +8.0% to EUR 105.5 million
  • Result of the period (share of the Group): from EUR 16.3 million to EUR 23.9 million (+46.4%)
  • Combined net financial debt: EUR 122.9 million (31 Dec 2016: EUR 126.0 million)
  • Proposal to pay a gross dividend of EUR 0.22 per share

The combined sales growth accelerated in 2017 to +8.4 %,

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Changing of the Guard at BASF

Lower naphtha spreads hint weaker first quarter for BASF as CEO departs
26 February 2018 11:34 Source:ICIS News

LONDON (ICIS)–Sharply lower naphtha-based cracker margins point to a weaker first quarter for the German chemical major BASF,

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Gaco Spray Foam Hike

Spray Foam Price Increase

Effective March 16, 2018 Gaco Western will be raising the price of our polyurethane spray foam products by 7%.

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Huntsman M&A Goals

US Huntsman continues to eye acquisitions
23 February 2018 17:37 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)–Huntsman continues to look for bolt-on acquisitions,

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Huntsman Slides from Investors’ Call

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