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Wall Street hails Dow/Olin chlor alkali, derivatives deal

Focus Wall Street hails Dow/Olin chlor-alkali, derivatives deal

Focus article by Joseph Chang

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Wall Street is hailing the planned merger of Dow’s chlor-alkali and downstream assets with Olin in a tax advantaged Reverse Morris Trust (RMT) transaction to create a $7bn industry leader.

“Dow received more than we initially expected and the synergy targets for the transactions seem achievable. Overall, the financials seem positive for both parties,” said Charles Neivert, analyst at Cowen.

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