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Dow Chemical and DuPont in merger talks, say sources

Combined company could split into material sciences, speciality products and agrochemicals
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 05:50
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Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are in talks to merge, creating a chemicals giant with a market value of more than US$120 billion that could then break up into different businesses, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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DOW Chemical Co and DuPont are in talks to merge, creating a chemicals giant with a market value of more than US$120 billion that could then break up into different businesses, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

A deal, which would face regulatory approval in