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Report: Private equity firms eyeing Bayer MaterialScience

October 23, 2014
Chemical Value Chain
Private equity firms are mulling possible offers for Bayer MaterialScience (BMS), the German life science company’s major polyurethanes and polycarbonates business, according to a report on Reuters, citing sources familiar with the situation. Analysts have already speculated that BMS, which could be worth around €10 billion ($12.7 billion) on a debt-free basis when it is separated from Bayer next year, might also attract an industry buyer keen to establish a leadership position in BMS’s value-added plastics markets. 
 
> Read the full article on the Chemical Week website
 
By Natasha Alperowicz
 

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