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Dow Announces Appointment of James R. Fitterling as President and Chief Operating Officer
Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 11:45pm EST 

Dow Chemical Co:The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced the appointment of James (Jim) R. Fitterling to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer.  Full Article

Dow announces Start-Up of New Texas Propylene Production Facility
Friday, 18 Dec 2015 08:15am EST 

Dow Chemical Co:Announced its new propane dehydrogenation unit (PDH) located at the Company's Oyster Creek site in Freeport, Texas, has begun commercial operations.  Full Article

DuPont and Dow to Combine in Merger of Equals
Friday, 11 Dec 2015 06:45am EST 

Dupont:Andrew N. Liveris will be named executive chairman and edward d. breen will be named CEO of combined company.Says the combined company will be named dowdupont.Under the terms , Dow shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 1.00 share of dowdupont for each Dow share.Says combined market capitalization will be approximately $130 billion at announcement.Dow and Dupont shareholders will each own about 50 percent of the combined company, on a fully diluted basis, excluding preferred shares.Says Dow shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 1.00 share of dowdupont for each Dow share.Says all-stock merger of equals.Says companies will include a global pure-play agriculture company; a global pure-play material science company.Parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of dowdupont into three independent, publicly traded companies through tax-free spin-offs.Says additional upside of approximately $1 billion is expected from growth synergies.Three businesses that boards intend to separate are agriculture company, material science company, specialty products company.Separation of dowdupont would occur as soon as feasible, which is expected to be 18-24 months following the closing of the merger.Transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2016.Evercore,goldman,sachs were dupont's financial advisors;klein and company,lazard,morgan Stanley served as dow's financial advisors for deal.  Full Article

Dow Chemical announces transaction to restructure ownership of Dow Corning Corporation
Friday, 11 Dec 2015 06:40am EST 

Dow Chemical Co:Announces transaction to restructure ownership of Dow Corning Corporation.Signing of definitive agreements to restructure the ownership of Dow Corning Corporation.Under terms of agreement, Dow will become 100 percent owner of Dow Corning, currently a 50:50 joint venture between Dow and Corning.Says Dow and Corning will maintain their current equity stake in hemlock semiconductor group.Transaction to be accretive to operating EPS, cash flow from operations and free cash flow in first full year after close of deal.Dow and Corning will maintain their current equity stake in hemlock semiconductor group.Bofa Merrill Lynch and klein and company are serving as dow's financial advisors for the transaction.Shearman & sterling llp is serving as dow's legal counsel.  Full Article

Dow Chemical Company's Dow AgroSciences and Arcadia Biosciences Form Strategic Collaboration to Develop and Commercialize Corn Traits
Wednesday, 2 Dec 2015 08:00am EST 

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. and Dow AgroSciences LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company:Says a strategic collaboration to develop and commercialize new breakthrough yield traits and trait stacks in corn.collaboration leverages Arcadia's leading platform of abiotic stress traits with Dow AgroSciences' enabling technology platforms, input traits, regulatory capabilities and commercial channels.Under the collaboration, companies will jointly develop and commercialize agronomic yield traits, such as nutrient efficiency and water use efficiency, including several traits which have already completed advanced field trials in corn conducted by Dow AgroSciences.  Full Article

Dow Chemical Co - EPA asks court to withdraw registration for Dow’s Enlist Duo herbicide - Reuters
Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015 07:23pm EST 

Dow Chemical Co:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking court approval to withdraw registration of Dow Chemical Co's new herbicide "Enlist Duo" due to high toxicity levels - RTRS.  Full Article

Chemours Co to sell Aniline Facility to Dow Chemical Company for $140 million
Thursday, 19 Nov 2015 08:00am EST 

Chemours Co:To sell Aniline Facility to Dow Chemical Company for $140 million.Says signed a definitive agreement to sell its aniline facility in Beaumont, Texas to the Dow Chemical Company.Has entered into an agreement to meet dow's additional aniline requirements with supply from its pascagoula, Mississippi facility.Says Chemours will continue to serve other aniline customers from its pascagoula plant.  Full Article

Mitsui to sell stake in Santa Vitória Açúcar e Álcool Ltda to The Dow Chemical Company
Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 07:45pm EDT 

Mitsui & Co Ltd:To sell all investment holdings (50 pct stake) in Brazil-based company Santa Vitória Açúcar e Álcool Ltda in which Mitsui and Dow are holding a 50 pct stake respectively, to The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), at price of $200 mln.Transaction to be completed by the end of July 12, 2016.  Full Article

Dow Chemical Co's Dow AgroSciences LLC and Synthace Research announces collaboration to accelerate product development using high tech tools
Thursday, 1 Oct 2015 08:00am EDT 

Dow Chemical Co:Says that Synthace Research and Dow AgroSciences LLC, wholly owned subsidiary of Dow Chemical Co, entered into a research collaboration to optimize technology by accelerating development of fermentation-based production of crop protection products.Collaboration includes a multi-seat enterprise license giving Dow AgroSciences access to Synthace's Antha software tools.As part of agreement, Synthace's advanced tools and software will be used to support development of superior microbial production strains at Dow AgroSciences.  Full Article

Dow AgroSciences announces license agreement with Critical Path Services
Wednesday, 9 Sep 2015 08:00am EDT 

The Dow Chemical Company:Announces a license agreement granting Critical Path Services a non-exclusive license to Dow AgroSciences' patented (U.S. 8,227,252) intellectual property that includes a high throughput method for detecting multiple proteins in plants using mass spectroscopy.  Full Article


Loeb's Third Point makes more new bets on energy, cuts stake in Dow

BOSTON Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point added new bets in the energy and information technology sectors with investments in Whiting Petroleum Corp., Facebook and Activision Blizzard Inc, according to regulatory filings on Friday.