NewsFlashEuropean Commission clears Dow, Rohm Haas deal

08 January 2009 21:12  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS news)--The European Commission has cleared the way for Dow Chemical’s pending acquisition of Rohm and Haas, the companies said on Thursday.

“The European Commission has determined that the pending acquisition of Rohm and Haas by the Dow Chemical Company …does not contravene EC competition law,” Rohm and Haas said in a statement. “With this decision, the transaction has obtained all necessary approvals in Europe.”

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