Solvay SA (SOLB.BR)
17 Aug 2018
BRUSSELS The European Commission on Tuesday opened an in-depth investigation into the proposed purchase by Germany's BASF of Solvay's nylon business, saying such a deal could reduce competition in the supply of the nylon production chain.
PARIS French battery maker Saft, a unit of oil and gas major Total said on Friday it plans to invest over 200 million euros ($233 million) in a next generation European battery alliance project.
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FRANKFURT Buyout group Ardian is considering options including a potential sale for its Italian chemicals maker Italmatch as it seeks to lock in high sector valuations, people close to the matter said.