US Huntsman shareholders approve Hexion deal

16 October 2007 18:00  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--Shareholders of US chemical firm Huntsman voted on Tuesday to approve its merger agreement with Hexion Specialty Chemicals, the company said.

The deal is pending regulatory approval in the US and Europe.

Under the agreement, Hexion will pay $10.6bn (€7.4bn) for Huntsman.

($1.00 = €0.70)

By: Al Greenwood
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