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Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK.N)

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Thu, Jul 28 2016

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp Q2 earnings per share $0.85

* Westlake Chemical Corporation announces second quarter 2016 earnings

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical restarts plant in Calvert City, Kentucky

* Westlake Chemical Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates, have declared force majeure at Calvert City complex due to this incident

Westlake Chemical wins Axiall pursuit with raised $2.33 billion bid

Westlake Chemical Corp has reached a deal to buy chemical producer Axiall Corp for $2.33 billion after a six-month pursuit that included multiple bids and a rival offer from South Korea's Lotte Chemical Corp.

UPDATE 3-Westlake Chemical wins Axiall pursuit with raised $2.33 bln bid

* Axiall shares rise 26 pct (Adds Lotte Chemical's withdrawal in paragraphs 4-6, updates share prices)

Chemical maker Westlake agrees to buy Axiall for $2.33 bln

June 10 Axiall Corp has agreed to be acquired by Westlake Chemical Corp for $2.33 billion, days after South Korea's Lotte Chemical Corp offered to buy Axiall.

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical to buy Axiall for $33.00 per share

* Transaction representing an enterprise value of approximately $3.8 billion

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical intends to revise or reaffirm proposal to Axiall

* Westlake Chemical provides update regarding its proposal to acquire Axiall Corporation

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical declaresdividend of $0.1815 per share

* Declared on Tuesday, may 10, 2016 a dividend of $0.1815 per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)

BRIEF-Axiall corp says Westlake's proposal is "inadequate"

* Recommends stockholders vote for all nine of axiall's directors at annual meeting Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780)

BRIEF-Westlake Chemical Corp posts Q1 earnings per share $0.94

* Westlake Chemical Corporation announces first quarter 2016 earnings

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