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  1. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2014

    What happens next at Dow Chemical

    We said to keep an eye on Dow and that advice hasn’t changed. With one activist out there in public (Loeb), the possibility...

  2. FT Alphaville

    January 21, 2014

    Loeb vs Liveris, the activist emerges

    Well, well — it turns out the long-expected activist in Dow Chemical stock is poison pen wielder Dan Loeb. Third Point, his...

  1. May 24, 2012

    Dow Chemical wins $2.2bn in Kuwait damages

    Dow Chemical of the US has been awarded $2.16bn in damages from the Petrochemical Industries Co of Kuwait by an arbitration...

  2. July 25, 2011

    Dow/Sadara: feel good factor

    A bull market for raw materials, a huge joint venture with an Arabian petro-state and a promise of a transformative move up...

  3. May 31, 2011

    Ashland: ISP deal is no bargain

    Clever chemists who can spit out all 24 digits of Avogadro’s number should have no problem with the far simpler calculation...

  4. October 28, 2010

    Dow Chemical profits beat forecasts

    Dow Chemical, the world’s second-largest chemicals manufacturer, hailed a solid recovery in demand as it reported underlying...

  5. April 28, 2010

    Dow Chemical

    Commenting on his company’s surprisingly strong quarterly results, chief executive Andrew Liveris said this “demonstrates...

  6. February 2, 2010

    Dow Chemical

    For evidence that it is better to be lucky than smart, look no further than Dow Chemical. Its effort to metamorphose from a...

  7. July 31, 2009

    Dow upbeat on Asian growth

    Dow Chemical, the largest US chemicals group, said yesterday the worst of the US downturn was over and Asia was showing...

  8. July 30, 2009

    Dow upbeat on Asian growth

    Dow Chemical, the largest US chemicals group, said on Thursday the worst of the US downturn was over and Asia was showing...

  9. June 24, 2009

    Huntsman Chemical

    It is a shame that investment bankers at Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank probably never perused Jon Huntsman’s Winners Never...

  10. May 21, 2009

    Dow to sell units to pay down debt

    Dow Chemical said on Wednesday that it has agreed to sell two more businesses to pay down the debt incurred by its...

  11. May 6, 2009

    Dow Chemical

    How now down Dow? A month after closing its disastrous acquisition of Rohm & Haas, Dow Chemical is making rapid progress in...

  12. April 30, 2009

    Dow Chemical reports surprise profit

    Dow Chemical, one of the world’s largest chemical groups, surprised expectations of a loss and reported first quarter...

  13. FT Alphaville

    April 14, 2009

    CDS report: Banks good, industrials bad

    Credit derivatives markets were buoyed by Goldman Sachs’ numbers, with traders hoping that they may be a sign of a...

  14. April 3, 2009

    K+S/Morton Salt

    Never underestimate the power of a mutually beneficial swap - a Canadian man with a knack for publicity once turned a red...

  15. April 3, 2009

    K+S to buy Morton Salt for $1.7bn

    Germany's K+Ssaid yesterday it would acquire US-based Morton Salt for $1.7bn to create the world's biggest salt producer....

  16. April 2, 2009

    K+S to buy Morton Salt for $1.7bn

    Germany’s K+S said Thursday it would acquire US-based Morton Salt for $1.7bn to create the world’s biggest salt producer....

  17. FT Alphaville

    April 2, 2009

    Dow in $1.7bn sale of Morton Salt

    Dow Chemical, the biggest US chemical maker, will sell its Morton Salt unit to Germany’s K+S Aktienesellschaft, Europe’s...

  18. March 16, 2009

    The Real Deal

    Chief executives who are brave enough to do deals in this environment are terrified of one thing: shareholder litigation...

  19. March 15, 2009

    Litigation fear should not cloud fair views

    Chief executives who are brave enough to do deals in this environment are terrified of one thing: shareholder litigation...

  20. FT Alphaville

    March 11, 2009

    How to make (a lot of) money from UK banks

    It’s one of those headlines guaranteed to make hedgies who’ve had a bad – or even just mediocre – year weep into their...

  21. March 11, 2009

    Consolidation is key to pharma stability

    Are megamergers back? This is the question being asked by investors as they witness a rush of deals among the world's...

  22. March 10, 2009

    Consolidation is key to pharma stability

    Are megamergers back? This is the question being asked by investors as they witness a rush of deals among the world’s...

  23. FT Alphaville

    March 10, 2009

    Dow agrees Rohm takeover

    Dow Chemical agreed Monday to complete its contentious take-over of Rohm and Haas, avoiding a potentially messy legal battle...

  24. March 10, 2009

    Dow agrees Rohm takeover

    Dow Chemical agreed yesterday to complete its contentious take-over of Rohm and Haas, avoiding a potentially messy and...

  25. March 10, 2009

    Dow Chemical to complete Rohm deal

    Dow Chemical agreed yesterday to complete its contentious takeover of Rohm and Haas, after the two companies agreed to...

  26. March 10, 2009

    Treaty of Rohm

    The prognosis Dow Chemical's lawyers gave to its top executives ahead of yesterday's trial must have been grim given the...

  27. March 10, 2009

    Dow-Rohm trial halted for more talks

    Dow Chemical and Rohm and Haas postponed the start of a legal hearing over their proposed $15.4bn merger yesterday morning...

  28. March 9, 2009

    Dow Chemical/Rohm and Haas

    The prognosis Dow Chemical’s lawyers gave to its top executives ahead of Monday’s trial must have been grim given the...

  29. March 9, 2009

    Dow Chemical agrees Rohm takeover

    Dow Chemical agreed on Monday to complete its contentious takeover of Rohm and Haas, avoiding a potentially messy and...

  30. March 7, 2009

    Dow back in talks with Rohm and Haas

    Shares of Dow Chemical and its prospective takeover target, Rohm and Haas, jumped on Friday after the companies said they...

  31. February 22, 2009

    Conflict pressure rises

    Bankruptcy experts monitoring a dispute over perceived conflicts of interest in the restructuring of Tribune, the newspaper...

  32. February 13, 2009

    Dow cuts dividend for first time in 97 years

    Dow Chemical yesterday bowed to the financial and economic crisis and cut its dividend for the first time in its...

  33. February 13, 2009

    Dow cuts its dividend for first time

    Dow Chemical yesterday bowed to the financial and economic crisis and cut its dividend for the first time in its 97-year...

  34. February 13, 2009

    Dow cuts dividend for first time in 97 years

    Dow Chemical bowed to the financial and economic crisis on Thursday and cut its dividend for the first time in its 97-year...

  35. FT Alphaville

    February 10, 2009

    KIA rethink on Dow Chemical deal

    The Kuwait Investment Authority would consider increasing its support for Dow Chemical’s disputed takeover of Rohm and Haas...

  36. February 10, 2009

    Kuwaitis seek change in terms of Dow Chemical's move for Rohm

    The Kuwait Investment Authority would consider increasing its support for Dow Chemical's disputed takeover of Rohm and Haas...

  37. February 10, 2009

    Regional banks put on show of strength amid recovery hopes

    US financial stocks enjoyed reasonable gains during the most subdued session of the year so far as traders remained...

  38. February 10, 2009

    Regional banks put on surprise show of strength

    US financial stocks yesterday extended last week's gains as traders remained reluctant to place bearish bets on banks...

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