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Huntsman and Clariant merging to create US$14b chemicals giant

Mr Kottmann (left) and Mr Huntsman after a news conference in Zurich on May 22. Their combined firm will be headquartered in Switzerland while its operational centre will be in Woodlands, Texas.


US-BASED Huntsman Corp and Swiss Clariant AG are combining to create a chemical manufacturer with a market value of over US$14 billion, the deal coming together after years of tentative mutual approaches.

The HuntsmanClariant specialty chemicals company will be 52 per...

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