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Al Greenwood

Al Greenwood

Deputy Editor, ICIS News

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Al Greenwood is an ICIS news editor, based in the Houston office, and works as part of a global news gather team for ICIS news.


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Chemical Distributor Valuations Rise as M&A Wave Sweeps Sector

Posted on September 8th, 2017 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) hitting the chemical industry has also swept distribution, a sector that has changed over the years as companies began adding more services to their offerings. Continue reading “Chemical Distributor Valuations Rise as M&A Wave Sweeps Sector” »

Hurricane Harvey May Delay New Plant Start-Ups

Posted on September 1st, 2017 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The disruptions caused by Hurricane Harvey could delay the start-up of new plants that were expected during the upcoming months – on top of all the shutdowns it caused to existing sites. Continue reading “Hurricane Harvey May Delay New Plant Start-Ups” »

Chemicals M&A wave to persist despite Q2 blip

Posted on August 18th, 2017 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Chemical deal-making fell during the second quarter of 2017, but the slowdown merely marks a blip in the wave of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) that are reshaping the industry. Continue reading “Chemicals M&A wave to persist despite Q2 blip” »

US Moody’s Newly Rated Chems To Likely Miss ’17 Targets

Posted on July 18th, 2017 in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

A Moody's sign is displayed on 7 World Trade Center, the company's corporate headquarters in New York, February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A Moody’s sign is displayed on 7 World Trade Center, the company’s corporate headquarters in New York, February 6, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Chemical companies newly rated by Moody’s Investors Service over the last 18 months will likely miss their 2017 targets because of slow growth in some of their end markets. The outlook is part of a report by the ratings agency, which looked at the 38 chemical companies it rated from January 2013 to May 2017. Continue reading “US Moody’s Newly Rated Chems To Likely Miss ’17 Targets” »

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