Key Developments: Albemarle Corp (ALB)

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Albemarle Corporation announces quarterly dividend
Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 10:38pm EDT 

Albemarle Corporation:Says that it has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.The dividend is payable Jan. 2, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of Dec. 15, 2014.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp completes acquisition of Albemarle Antioxidants, Ibuprofen and Propofol businesses
Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 07:55am EDT 

SI Group, Inc:Completes acquisition of the Antioxidants, Ibuprofen, Propofol, and related businesses of Albemarle Corp.  Full Article

Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture
Friday, 29 Aug 2014 05:00am EDT 

Albemarle Corp and ICL:Enters into an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture for the production of ICL's FR-122P polymeric flame retardant and Albemarle's GreenCrest(tm) polymeric flame retardant.Joint venture and its partners will own and operate a 2,400 MT per year Netherlands plant, which is currently operating, and a 10,000 MT per year Israel plant, which is scheduled to come on line in the 4thquarter of 2014.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp gives Q2 2014 mixed outlook
Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 06:10am EDT 

Albemarle Corp:Expects Q2 2014 earnings in the range of $86 - $88 mln, or $1.08 to $1.11 per share, excluding discontinued operations, special and non-operating pension and OPEB items.Expects Q2 2014 net sales, adjusted for discontinued operations, of about $605 mln.Q2 2014 net income of $79.02 mln, EPS of $0.99, revenue of $646 mln - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp to acquire Rockwood Holdings Inc
Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 06:00am EDT 

Albemarle Corp and Rockwood Holdings Inc:Have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all outstanding shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction valued at about $6.2 billion.Under the terms of the transaction, each outstanding share of Rockwood common stock will be exchanged for $50.65 in cash and 0.4803 of a share of Albemarle common stock.The transaction values Rockwood at $85.53 per share, a 13 pct premium based on July 14 closing stock prices.Upon closing of the transaction, Albemarle shareholders will own about 70 pct of the combined company and Rockwood shareholders will own about 30 pct.  Full Article

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend
Monday, 14 Jul 2014 04:03pm EDT 

Albemarle Corp:Declares a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.Payable Oct. 1, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of Sept. 15.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp announces quarterly dividend
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 04:03pm EDT 

Albemarle Corp:Declared a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share.Payable July 1, to shareholders of record of June 13.  Full Article

SI Group Inc to acquire Antioxidants, Ibuprofen and Propofol Businesses from Albemarle Corp
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 04:03pm EDT 

SI Group Inc:Signs deal to acquire Antioxidants, Ibuprofen, and related businesses and assets from Albemarle Corporation.Transaction includes manufacturing sites in Orangeburg, South Carolina, United States and Jinshan, China.Acquisition is expected to be completed later this year.Terms of transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp announces 15 pct dividend increase
Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 04:04pm EST 

Albemarle Corp:Announced a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share, an increase of 15 percent over the previous quarterly dividend of $0.24.Payable April 1 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 14.  Full Article

Albemarle Corp gives FY 2014 revenue guidance in line with analysts' estimates - Conference Call
Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 09:00am EST 

Albemarle Corp:Expects FY 2014 revenue growth of the order of 7pct to 8pct to around $2.8 billion.FY 2014 revenue of $2.7 billion - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Albemarle to buy rival Rockwood for lithium boost

- Chemicals maker Albemarle Corp said it would buy rival Rockwood Holdings Inc for $6.2 billion to tap fast-growing demand for lithium products used in mobile phone and automobile batteries.

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