Volume 91 Issue 13 | p. 18 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 1, 2013

Mergers Seen Rising In 2013

Department: Business
Keywords: chemical acquisitions, specialties, fine chemicals

Despite concerns about the debt crisis in Europe and slow economic growth around the globe, chemical acquisitions are expected to increase in 2013 compared with 2012, according to a survey of company executives conducted by the consulting firm A. T. Kearney. Three main factors will drive deal-making during the year: the availability of low-cost financing, growth strategies focused on Asia and other developing regions, and the desire to access low-cost . . .

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