Akzo Nobel NV (AKZO.AS)
12 Dec 2017
AMSTERDAM Akzo Nobel gained shareholder approval on Thursday to spin off its 10 billion euro ($11.9 billion) chemicals division as part of plans to placate investors after the Dutch paintmaker rejected a takeover offer from rival PPG Industries .
AMSTERDAM, Nov 30 Akzo Nobel gained shareholder approval on Thursday to spin off its 10 billion euro ($11.9 billion) chemicals division as part of plans to placate investors after the Dutch paintmaker rejected a takeover offer from rival PPG Industries.
AMSTERDAM, Nov 30 Shareholders in Dutch paint and coatings company Akzo Nobel on Thursday approved the company's plan to demerge its 10-billion-euro chemicals division.
Nov 22 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:
* SSP soars to record high after result, special div (Recasts, add details, closing prices)
NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd made an all-cash offer on Tuesday to acquire U.S. coatings company Axalta Coating Systems Ltd, two people familiar with the matter said, ending merger talks between Axalta and Dutch peer Akzo Nobel. | Video
LONDON, Nov 22 European shares opened slightly higher on Wednesday, losing some of the momentum that pushed stocks in Asia and on Wall Street to new highs overnight on continued faith in synchronised economic growth around the world.
* Nippon Paint shares down 4.5 pct prior to suspension (Adds Nippon Paint's official confirmation)
Nov 22 Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.
TOKYO, Nov 22 Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a near two-week high on Wednesday, buoyed by gains in large-cap stocks such as SoftBank and Fanuc, and financial companies as global growth hopes lifted the mood across world markets.