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September 2017

Japan’s Kuraray to acquire Calgon Carbon

Japanese specialty chemical company Kuraray Co Ltd is to acquire the US activated carbon manufacturer Calgon Carbon Corp in a deal valued at more than US$1.3 billion. Kuraray will pay US$21.50 per share in cash for New York Stock Exchange-listed Calgon Carbon. Once the deal closes, Calgon Carbon will be delisted from the NYSE and become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuraray. The acquisition will be completed through a merger of …Read More