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EU approves $130bn Dow-DuPont merger

The European Commission approved the proposed $130 billion merger of US-based chemical companies Dow and DuPont “conditional in particular on the divestiture of major parts of…


AkzoNobel rejects $24.2bn bid from PPG

Dutch paints and coatings giant AkzoNobel said it rejected “a second unsolicited, non-binding and conditional proposal” from Pittsburgh-based rival PPG Industries to buy AkzoNobel for about $24.2 billion. “The…