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Economic Nationalism Could Disrupt Chem R&D Spending

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

Economic nationalism could disrupt how chemical companies spend their research and development dollars – by making investments less efficient and by encouraging firms to spend money in other parts of the world. Continue reading “Economic Nationalism Could Disrupt Chem R&D Spending” »

A High Point for Hedge Funds; a Low Point for Strategy

Posted on November 6th, 2017 by in Chemicals Industry News and Analysis

The blocking of the Huntsman/Clariant merger marks a “high water mark for US activist investors, which have increasingly turned their attention to European companies,” according to the Switzerland and Austria correspondent for the Financial Times. Continue reading “A High Point for Hedge Funds; a Low Point for Strategy” »