New drugs drive rising sales at Bayer

German group shifts toward life sciences

Lufthansa and Linde temper expectations

Airline cutting operating profit forecast as revenue growth slows

DuPont resists calls for break-up

Chief of chemicals group defends conglomerate structuring

Poland’s Grupa Azoty targets 10 deals

Chemicals group ‘in a rush’ as it aims to expand globally

BASF cuts forecast amid China slowdown

Chemical group revises sales projection in face of uncertainty

Dow chief responds to Loeb pressure

Andrew Liveris promises to be a ‘great listener’

Norway consumed by Yara soap opera

Rare corporate drama plays out over collapsed merger talks with US rival CF Industries

Honeywell and DuPont hit by EU antitrust

Collaboration over coolant to meet emissions rules falls foul

This is an undated company handout photograph of Arysta LifeScience Corp.'s agricultural chemicals, released to the media on Monday, Nov. 19, 2007. Permira Advisory LLP, which manages Europe's biggest buyout fund, agreed last month to buy Arysta from Olympus Capital Holdings Asia, a Hong Kong-based private-equity firm, for 250 billion yen in Japan's biggest buyout this year. Source: Arysta LifeScience Corp. via Bloomberg News

Platform Specialty grabs Arysta for $3.5bn

Ackman-backed chemical group will double its size with Irish deal

Yara and CF call off $27bn merger plan

Questions raised over conduct of Yara’s board in failed tie-up

Tianhe plunges after trading resumes

Chinese chemicals group down 40% amid fallout from hacker report

Tianhe hits at fraud claims in 55 pages

Chinese chemicals group resumes trading following suspension

Evonik ready to flex M&A muscles

New management is focused on ‘larger transactions’

Sirius faces trials to reap moors’ potash

Uphill battle awaits miner looking to grow in fertiliser market

Shale reshaping crop nutrient sector

Cheap natural gas behind Yara and CF $27bn merger talks

Yara/CF Industries: reap what you sow

Yara wants CF, but it may be tough to find big cost savings

Yara in merger talks with CF Industries

Arkema seeks to bond with Blu Tack maker

French chemicals group offers oil major Total €1.74bn for Bostik

Bayer plans plastics business flotation

Chemicals business IPO could be Europe’s largest float since 2000

DuPont / Peltz: Chemical reaction

DuPont’s recent moves should repel Nelson Peltz for now


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