DUESSELDORF, Germany, June 14 Germany's Brenntag
plans to spend 200-250 million euros ($224-280
million) a year as it continues its acquisitions spree, Chief
Executive Steven Holland told the company's annual general
meeting on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT, May 9 Germany's Brenntag,
the world's largest chemicals distributor, reported a 27 percent
drop in first-quarter net profit, far below forecasts, due to a
large devaluation of the Venezuelan bolivar and a challenging
business environment in North America.