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Last month, Hexion Specialty Chemicals, Inc. (Columbus, Ohio; edlinks.chemengonline.com/6898-546) signed a definitive agreement to acquire Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, Utah) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $10.6 billion, including the assumption of debt. Huntsman has terminated its previous merger agreement with Basell (CE, July, p. 10) Meanwhile, Basell (Hoofddorp, Netherlands; edlinks.chemengonline.com/6898-547) signed a definitive agreement to aquire Lyondell Chemical Co. (Houston, Tex.; edlinks.chemengonline.com/6898-553) for approximately $19 billion, including the assumption of debt.
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