Wednesday Sep 10
Albemarle Corporation announces expiration of Hart-Scott-Rodino...
10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation today announced the expiration of the waiting period for U.S. antitrust review under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 in connection with the company's previously announced acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. . The waiting period expired at "This is another important step as we continue to make progress towards completion of the transaction with Rockwood to create a premier specialty chemicals company," said Albemarle's president and CEO , Albemarle and Rockwood have entered into a definitive agreement under which Albemarle will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Rockwood in a cash and stock transaction.
Wednesday Sep 10
Tesla's Road To Lithium
This also exposes synergy in Albemarle's pending acquisition of Rockwood Holdings and BASF's rumored interest in acquiring Albemarle. Tesla investors are counting on the company producing large numbers of the Model III mass market electric car, and doing so with greater efficiency and at lower cost than the Model S. Tesla's future profitability depends heavily on producing this mass market car at low cost in order to maintain operating margin.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Worthington Industries, US Silica Holdings and Albemarle
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Wed Sep 03, 2014
Albemarle Corporation Completes Sale Of Antioxidant, Ibuprofen And Propofol Businesses To
The Company is committed to global sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its two global business units: Performance Chemicals and Catalyst Solutions.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Albemarle completes sale of ibuprofen business
Baton Rouge-based specialty chemicals maker Albemarle Corp. has successfully completed the sale of its antioxidant, ibuprofen and propofol businesses and related assets to SI Group Inc. Albemarle had announced the deal in late April.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Albemarle, Israeli venture to produce eco-friendly flame retardant
Albemarle Corp., a Baton Rouge-based specialty chemicals maker, and ICL, an Israeli manufacturer, have formed a joint venture to produce polymeric flame retardants that will replace hexabromocyclododecane, now found worldwide in the environment, animals and people.
US Stock Futures Gain Ahead Of Consumer Data
US stock futures traded higher in early pre-market trade, ahead of economic data.
Albemarle and ICL to form polymeric flame retardant manufacturing joint venture
These flame retardants are designed to replace hexabromocyclododecane . HBCD has been the leading flame retardant used in expanded and extruded polystyrene foam applications, but is being phased out in the European Union , plant, which is scheduled to come on line in the 4th quarter of 2014.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Washington Post
Rockwood Was in Talks With Four Others Before Albemarle Deal
Rockwood Holdings Inc. was in talks with four other companies before the world's biggest lithium producer agreed to be bought by Albemarle Corp. last month for $6.2 billion.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Albemarle Corporation to present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic ...
The presentation and webcast will be made available on Albemarle's website at www.albemarle.com under the Investors heading.
SOL scores announced amid wind of change
The same report also showed that Charlottesville City Schools students dipped below state averages in four of the five subjects, though the average shortfall was only 2.25 percentage points.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Rockwood Holdings Inc (ROC): Daniel S. Och's OZ Management Trims Exposure to 3.5%
Daniel S. Och 's OZ Management disclosed last week that it had reduced its exposure to Rockwood Holdings, Inc. by 42%.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Albemarle Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
Shares of Albemarle have earned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, Analyst RN reports .
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Daily Advance
Landmark Show and Competition taking entries
The Arts of the Albemarle's 27th Annual Landmark Competition and Show is currently taking submissions from area artists.
Albemarle Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
Shares of Albemarle have received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twelve ratings firms that are presently covering the company, ARN reports .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Area Residents Immerse Themselves in Climate Change Debates
Three people who believe Virginia's coastal areas are vulnerable to rising sea levels want our elected leaders to do something about it.