13 August 2013 16:58 [Source: ICIS news]
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News agency Reuters reported on Tuesday that sources familiar with the plan said that Unicredit has been mandated to run the sale and that information packets about the auction will be sent out in late September.
“As a matter of policy, we do not comment on rumours or market speculation,” said Gary Rhodes, director of corporate communications at
“In alignment with our company strategy, we do not comment on rumours,” Clariant said in a statement.
ASK Chemicals, based in
On 25 July,
On 8 July, Clariant CFO Patrick Jany said that the Swiss-based specialty chemicals firm is in active talks with several businesses regarding the divestment of its leather services business unit and its detergents and intermediates business line.
Also, the previously agreed-to sale of Clariant’s textile chemicals, paper specialties and emulsions business units to private equity firm SK Capital will be completed by the September this year, the CFO said.
Additional reporting by Franco Capaldo
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