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Arkema SA (AKE.PA)

AKE.PA on Paris Stock Exchange

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23 May 2018
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Arkema announces Acquisition proposal By The Bostik-Nitta JV Of The Industrial Adhesives Of Nitta-Gelatin
Thursday, 17 May 2018 

May 17 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::PROPOSED ACQUISITION BY THE BOSTIK-NITTA JOINT-VENTURE OF THE INDUSTRIAL ADHESIVES OF NITTA-GELATIN INC..CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW WORLD-SCALE ADHESIVES PLANT IN JAPAN.ACQUISITION IS DUE TO BE COMPLETED THIS SUMMER SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY ANTI-TRUST AUTHORITIES.BOSTIK-NITTA JV, MAJORITY-OWNED BY BOSTIK, WILL STRENGTHEN ITS ADHESIVES BUSINESS IN JAPANESE MARKET WITH 2 PROJECTS.THIS ACQUISITION REPRESENTS SALES OF SOME €30 MILLION.  Full Article

Arkema Q1 Sales Up 7.3% YOY To EUR 2,172 Million
Thursday, 3 May 2018 

May 3 (Reuters) - Arkema SA ::Q1 SALES UP 7.3% YEAR ON YEAR TO EUR 2,172 MILLION.7.9% EBITDA GROWTH AT EUR 383 MILLION IN Q1.Q1 NET INCOME GROUP SHARE EUR 188 MILLION VERSUS EUR 137 MILLION YEAR AGO.Q1 EBITDA MARGIN AT 17.6% (16.5% IN Q1 2017)."FULL CONFIDENCE IN OUR ABILITY TO ACHIEVE OBJECTIVE WE HAVE ANNOUNCED FOR 2018".  Full Article

‍Arkema Signs a Strategic alliance with Hexcel In Thermoplastic Composite Solutions
Monday, 26 Mar 2018 

March 26 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::‍HEXCEL AND ARKEMA JOIN FORCES IN THERMOPLASTIC COMPOSITE SOLUTIONS FOR AEROSPACE​.  Full Article

Arkema's Subsidiary Bostik Completes Acquisition Of XL Brands
Wednesday, 3 Jan 2018 

Jan 3 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::ARKEMA: BOSTIK COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF XL BRANDS.  Full Article

Arkema targets FY EBITDA in upper end of 1.31-1.35 billion euros range
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 

Nov 9 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::Q3 SALES UP 10 PERCENT YOY TO EUR 2.02 BILLION.Q3 EBITDA UP 17 PERCENT AT EUR 355 MILLION.Q3 NET INCOME GROUP SHARE EUR ‍​142 MILLION VERSUS EUR 96 MILLION YEAR AGO.GENERATED +EUR 274 MILLION IN FREE CASH FLOW IN Q3 (VERSUS EUR 245 MILLION YEAR AGO).GLOBAL MACRO-ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT EXPECTED TO REMAIN VOLATILE IN Q4 2017.EXPECTS CONTRASTING TRENDS ACROSS GROUP'S END-MARKETS AND GEOGRAPHIC REGIONS IN Q4.IN Q4, EXPECTS HIGHER RAW MATERIALS PRICES THAN LAST YEAR AND STRONGER EURO AGAINST US DOLLAR.TARGETS FY EBITDA IN UPPER END OF EUR 1.31 BILLION TO EUR 1.35 BILLION RANGE ANNOUNCED IN AUGUST.  Full Article

Bostik acquires XL Brands in flooring adhesives in the United States
Monday, 6 Nov 2017 

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Arkema Sa :Bostik acquires XL Brands in flooring adhesives in the United States.Bostik says ‍offer for XL Brands​ based on a US$205 million enterprise value.  Full Article

Arkema's subsidiary Bostik acquires XL Brands in the United States
Monday, 6 Nov 2017 

Nov 6 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::ARKEMA: BOSTIK ACQUIRES XL BRANDS IN FLOORING ADHESIVES IN THE UNITED STATES.ARKEMA SA - ‍XL BRANDS OFFER BASED ON A US$205 MILLION ENTERPRISE VALUE​.‍WITH TRANSACTION, CO PURSUES DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY IN ADHESIVES THAT SHOULD EXCEED 1/3 OF GROUP SALES BY 2023​.‍PROPOSED ACQUISITION EXPECTED TO CLOSE END 2017 ​.  Full Article

Arkema Inc provides update on Crosby plant
Monday, 4 Sep 2017 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Arkema Inc::Arkema Inc-at site in Crosby, Texas, there is clear visual evidence that chemicals in trailers are degrading but they have failed to ignite completely .Update on Arkema Inc. Crosby plant.Arkema Inc says "without ignition, we can't determine if hazard has been fully eliminated".Arkema Inc says proactive measures to safely cause ignition of remaining trailers through controlled means are being taken.Arkema inc says "measures do not pose any additional risk to community, and both Arkema and members of unified command believe this is safest approach".  Full Article

Arkema increases specialty polyamides capacities
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2016 

Arkema SA : Increases its specialty polyamides global capacities . Is increasing its compounding capacities and in 2017 will bring on stream two production lines to manufacture polyamide 11 in addition to polyamide 10 already produced on site .In the United states, a new investment in Birdsboro site (Pennsylvania) will enable manufacture of new pebax biosourced grades for sports and electronics market.  Full Article

Arkema says Bostik synergies "a little ahead of the game" - conf call
Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016 

Arkema SA : Says with regards to Bostik synergies co is "a little ahead of the game" - conference call Further company coverage: [AKE.PA] (Gdynia Newsroom:) ((Gdynia.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +48 58 772 09 20;)).  Full Article

UPDATE 1-ECB sells second O2-Telefonica bond which broke its own rules

FRANKFURT, April 16 The European Central Bank said it had sold another O2-Telefonica bond last week after realising it broke the rules of the stimulus programme under which it was bought.