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Wintershall Dea Says Production Costs To Fall Further
Wintershall DEA Says Q3 EBITDAX Down 44% Y/Y
BASF: BASF Petronas Chemicals Realigns Its Portfolio
BASF SE is a Germany-based chemical company. The Company operates through six segments, which include Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. The Chemicals segment consists of the Petrochemicals and Intermediates divisions. The Materials segment consists of Performance Materials and Monomers divisions. The Industrial Solutions segment consists of Dispersions & Pigments and Performance Chemicals divisions. The Surface Technologies segment consists of Catalysts and Coatings divisions. The Nutrition & Care segment consists of Care Chemicals and Nutrition & Health divisions. The Agricultural Solutions segment consists of Agricultural Solutions division, which focuses on provision of crop protection products and seeds.
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Japanese printing ink maker DIC Corp <4631.T> said on Wednesday that the closing of its 1.15 billion euro ($1.36 billion) acquisition of German chemicals group BASF's <BASFn.DE> pigments business would be delayed until next year.
BASF, which has seen earnings knocked by the coronavirus pandemic, said it would take until February to review its dividend policy of topping up payouts to investors every year as it needs more clarity on long-term earnings prospects.
BASF on Wednesday reaffirmed its full-year earnings guidance issued earlier this month even though a surge in coronavirus infections is stoking fears of a renewed downturn.
Vincent Montalto, a senior in-house lawyer at BASF, said during an online panel event Tuesday that the German chemical maker is embracing litigation finance as a way to monetize its patent portfolio and turn its law department into a revenue generator.
German chemicals company BASF said on Saturday it had protectively closed an imidazole plant in Ludwigshafen after discovering it emitted a small amount of the pharmaceutical and cosmetics raw material into the river Rhine since Oct. 9.
BASF slashed its outlook on Friday after heavy writeoffs sent it to a quarterly net loss of 2.6 billion euros ($3.1 billion), blaming a slump in demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic and a glut in basic chemicals.
* Parent group BASF postponed IPO to 2021 (Recasts, adds details from press call, context)
Japanese oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan said on Wednesday it will end its petrochemical joint venture with German chemical manufacturer BASF due to slumping demand at home and an oversupply caused by plant expansions in Asia.
Bayer AG sent a private investigator this month to evaluate the business of a U.S. peach grower who won a $265 million court verdict against the company and rival BASF SE, in a bid to overturn the decision, according to court filings.
Chemicals giant BASF said on Wednesday it still could not provide guidance for full-year sales and earnings due to uncertainty over the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
German chemical company BASF SE on Thursday agreed to pay $72.5 million to settle a class action fraud lawsuit over allegations its talc contained asbestos and caused lung injuries and cancer, court documents showed.
German chemical company BASF SE on Thursday agreed to settle for $72.5 million a class action fraud lawsuit over allegations its talc contained asbestos and caused lung injuries and cancer, court documents showed.
BASF <BASFn.DE> said on Friday it slid to a second-quarter net loss on an 800 million euro ($903 million) impairment against its stake in energy group Wintershall DEA on worsening prospects for oil and gas prices.
BASF, the world's largest chemicals maker by sales, said it was mindful of the risk of an unsolicited takeover approach or of an attack from activist investors and was ready to react.
* BASF REITERATES IT SEES Q2 OPERATING PROFIT IN LOW TRIPLE DIGIT MILLION EURO RANGE, Q2 OPERATING PROFIT COULD ALSO BE NEGATIVE
* CEO SAYS HAVE NOT REQUESTED AND DO NOT PLAN TO REQUEST STATE LOANS, CONTINUE TO GET FUNDING VIA CAPITAL MARKET
BASF <BASFn.DE> scaled back its investment budget on Thursday and said it could not rule out a second quarter operating loss as the coronavirus crisis hit automakers, who are the chemicals giant's largest customers.
Germany's BASF said on Thursday first-quarter operating earnings fell 6% as demand for basic petrochemicals was dragged lower by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Germany's BASF <BASFn.DE> said on Wednesday it was withdrawing its outlook for 2020 as it was impossible to estimate the length and further spread of the coronavirus pandemic but it still proposed an unchanged dividend for 2019 of 3.30 euros per share.
* BASF NEWS RELEASE: BASF DONATES OVER 100 MILLION PROTECTIVE MASKS
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