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Arkema SA (AKE.PA)

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Arkema FY EBITDA Grows To 1.47‍​ Billion Euros
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019 

Feb 27 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::FY ADJUSTED NET INCOME EUR ‍​725 MILLION VERSUS EUR 592 MILLION YEAR AGO.FY EBITDA EUR 1.47‍​ BILLION VERSUS EUR 1.39 BILLION YEAR AGO.FY SALES EUR 8.82‍​ BILLION VERSUS EUR 8.33 BILLION YEAR AGO.PROPOSED DIVIDEND INCREASE TO €2.50 PER SHARE (FROM €2.30 IN THE PRIOR YEAR).FREE CASH FLOW OF EUR 499 MILLION, DESPITE AN ACCELERATION OF MAJOR ORGANIC GROWTH INVESTMENTS.NET DEBT SCALED BACK TO EUR 1 BILLION, I.E. 0.7X 2018 EBITDA.TO MAINTAIN FOCUS ON INTERNAL MOMENTUM AND IMPLEMENTATION OF LONG-TERM STRATEGY.IN Q1 2019, EBITDA IS EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW COMPARISON BASE OF Q1 2018.FOR FY 2019 THE GROUP AIMS TO ACHIEVE AN EBITDA COMPARABLE TO THE 2018.  Full Article

Arkema And Barrday To Manufacture Solutions For The Oil And Gas Market
Thursday, 20 Sep 2018 

Sept 20 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::ARKEMA AND BARRDAY, INC. JOIN FORCES TO MANUFACTURE HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPOSITE SOLUTIONS FOR THE OIL AND GAS MARKET.CREATION OF A JOINT VENTURE TO MANUFACTURE AND MARKET CARBON FIBER AND SPECIALTY POLYMER TAPES FOR GROWING OIL AND GAS INDUSTRIAL MARKET..NEW VENTURE, TO BE NAMED BARRFLEX® TU.  Full Article

Arkema Q2 Sales Rise To 2,270 Million Euros
Wednesday, 1 Aug 2018 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - ARKEMA SA ::ARKEMA: SECOND-QUARTER 2018 RESULTS.Q2 SALES UP 6.7% YEAR ON YEAR TO EUR 2,270 MILLION (AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES AND BUSINESS SCOPE).ROBUST 8% EBITDA GROWTH ON Q2 2017 TO EUR 430 MILLION (UP 12.6% AT CONSTANT EXCHANGE RATES).Q2 EBITDA MARGIN UP TO 18.9% (FROM 18.1% IN Q2 2017).OUTLOOK FOR FULL-YEAR 2018 REVISED UPWARDS.FOR 2018, EXPECTS A MID-SINGLE DIGIT EBITDA GROWTH COMPARED TO EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE ALREADY ACHIEVED IN 2017..  Full Article

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

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

May 16 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: