Mergers & Acquisitions

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Sabic, Clariant Defer Union

Lube Report EMEA - August 13, 2019

Chemical manufacturer Saudi Basic Industries Corp., a 24.99 percent stakeholder in Clariant AG, said the two companies w ...

Orlen-Lotos Merger Draws Scrutiny

Orlen-Lotos Merger Draws Scrutiny

Lube Report EMEA - August 13, 2019

The European Commission opened an in-depth investigation into the planned merger of Polands two main oil companies, PKN ...

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FTC Tells Quaker Chem, Houghton to Divest

Lube Report Americas - July 24, 2019

The United States Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it will require Quaker Chemical and Houghton Internati ...

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Croda Acquires Rewitec

Lube Report EMEA - July 23, 2019

Croda International Plc announced last week the acquisition of Rewitec GmbH, stating it aims to help the German additive ...

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Hillenbrand to Buy Milacron for $2 Billion

Lube Report Americas - July 17, 2019

Hillenbrand Inc. will acquire Milacron Holdings Corp. in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2 billion and expected ...

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Milacron Mulls Cimcool Sale?

Lube Report Americas - July 3, 2019

Milacron Holdings Corp. may be considering a sale of its Cimcool fluid technology unit, which makes metalworking fluids, ...

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Petronas Chemicals Buys BRB

Lube Report Asia - May 24, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd of Malaysia agreed to acquire Netherlands-based lube oil additive manufacturer BRB Internat ...

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Petronas Buys Lube Additive Maker BRB

Lube Report EMEA - May 21, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd of Malaysia agreed to acquire Netherlands-based lube oil additive manufacturer BRB Internat ...

IPO Would Boost Bangladeshi Blender

IPO Would Boost Bangladeshi Blender

Lube Report Asia - April 26, 2019

Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd., the largest lubricating oil blending plant in Bangladesh, is poised for expansion and growth ...

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Aceto Sells Performance Chemicals Business

Lube Report Americas - April 17, 2019

Aceto sold its performance chemicals business, which supplies lubricant additives, to New York investment firm New Mount ...

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Aramco to Take Smaller Stake in Oilbank

Lube Report EMEA - April 16, 2019

Saudi Aramco reached an agreement to purchase a 17 percent stake in South Korean oil refiner Hyundai Oilbank for 1.4 tri ...

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Aegean Emerges from Chapter 11

Lube Report EMEA - April 9, 2019

Marine fuels and lubricants supplier Aegean Marine Petroleum Network emerged from Chapter 11 restructuring last week und ...

Idemitsu, Showa Shell Complete Merger

Idemitsu, Showa Shell Complete Merger

Lube Report Asia - April 5, 2019

Japans Idemitsu Kosan Co. and Showa Shell Sekiyu K.K. merged on Monday, becoming the second-largest lubricant supplier i ...

Aramco Agrees to Buy Control of Sabic

Aramco Agrees to Buy Control of Sabic

Lube Report EMEA - April 2, 2019

Saudi Aramco reached an agreement last week to buy a 70 percent stake in Sabic, one of the worlds largest chemical compa ...

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Three Firms Fined Over Tianhe IPO

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2019

Hong Kongs Securities and Futures Commission fined UBS, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch this month for inadequate due d ...

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Fuchs Acquires Australian Lube Blender

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2019

Fuchs Petrolub signed an agreement to acquire independent lubricant blender Nulon Products Australia, an expansion into ...

Amalie Oil to Acquire LSC’s U.S. Business

Amalie Oil to Acquire LSC’s U.S. Business

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2019

Amalie Oil Co. entered into a letter of intent to purchase the United States business of Lubricating Specialties Co., ac ...

Serbian Blender Fam Acquired by Valvoline

Serbian Blender Fam Acquired by Valvoline

Lube Report EMEA - March 12, 2019

Valvoline Inc. acquired Serbian lubricant blender Fam last week for 9.5 million (U.S. $10.7 million) in a bid to expand ...