Solvay SA (SOLB.BR)
Wed, Feb 1 2017
* Solvay acquires Energain technology from DuPont and extends its advanced Li-ion batteries offer
* Solvay, Marubeni and Ansaldo Energia co-invest in an energy efficiency project at Solvay's Rosignano plant
TOKYO Japan's biggest glass maker, Asahi Glass , said on Wednesday it will buy a controlling 59 percent stake in Thai plastics company Vinythai from Belgium chemical firm Solvay SA .
BRUSSELS Belgian chemicals group Solvay said on Wednesday it had agreed to sell its Acetow unit, which makes material used in cigarette filters, to private equity group Blackstone for 1 billion euros ($1.07 billion), including debt.
BRIEF-Arcelormittal, Evonik, LafargeHolcim and Solvay cooperate under new "Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative
* Arcelormittal, Evonik, LafargeHolcim and Solvay investigate trans-sector technological potential to reduce carbon emissions under a new "Low Carbon Technology Partnerships Initiative" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
FRANKFURT Solvay has attracted buyout groups Blackstone and Platinum Equity as suitors for its Acetow unit and is also short-listing bidders for its nylon business, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as the Belgian chemicals group shifts its focus to high-tech materials.
* Part of Solvay's push to focus on high-tech materials (Adds details on businesses for sale, Solvay's overhaul)