Volume 89 Issue 37 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: September 12, 2011

Economy Despite tough times, chemical executives expect to invest

Department: Business | Collection: Economy
Keywords: M&A, acquisitions, economy

Rising raw material costs and a struggling global economy aren’t deterring chemical industry executives from pursuing acquisitions, investing in new technology, and expanding into new markets. That’s the conclusion of a new survey by KPMG, an audit, tax, and advisory firm.

In the survey of 142 senior-level chemical executives in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, 66% of respondents said their firms will engage in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) as the buyer in the . . .

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