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BASF SE is a chemical company. The Company operates through five segments, which include Chemicals, Performance Products, Functional Materials & Solutions, Agricultural Solutions, and Oil & Gas. The Chemicals segment consists of the Petrochemicals, Monomers and Intermediates divisions. The Performance Products segment consists of the Dispersions & Pigments, Care Chemicals, Nutrition & Health, and Performance Chemicals divisions. The Functional Materials & Solutions segment consists of the Catalysts, Construction Chemicals, Coatings and Performance Materials divisions. The Agricultural Solutions segment consists of the Crop Protection division. The Oil & Gas segment comprises Oil & Gas division, which focuses on the exploration and production in oil and gas producing regions in Europe, North Africa, Russia, South America and the Middle East.
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BASF told investors on Friday it was pressing on with its drive to make its business simpler and more efficient, confirming its forecasts after issuing a profit warning in July while cautioning that visibility was low.
The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
* BASF also selling construction chemicals unit (Adds equity deal value, DIC's rationale)
German chemicals maker BASF <BASFn.DE> on Thursday stuck with its investment budget and future earnings forecasts to try to move on from a surprise cut to its profit outlook for 2019 earlier this month that hit its shares.
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German shares drove Europe lower on Tuesday after a profit warning from chemicals giant BASF citing trade friction put chemical and auto makers on the back foot, while a slump in copper prices knocked mining stocks.
BASF <BASFn.DE> shares fell almost 7% early on Tuesday after an overnight profit warning in which the German chemicals giant citing trade friction forecast a 30% fall in adjusted annual operating profit instead of a rise.
European shares opened lower on Tuesday in what could be their third straight day of losses as German shares fell sharply due to a profit warning from chemicals giant BASF.
German chemicals giant BASF <BASFn.DE> on Monday warned profit would fall well below forecasts for the second quarter and full year, blaming a global economic slowdown and trade war between the United States and China.
German chemicals giant BASF on Monday lowered its 2019 outlook and announced it would cut 6,000 jobs, blaming a downturn in automotive markets and the North American agricultural sector for weaker second-quarter results.
Building materials maker Standard Industries and several private equity groups are vying for BASF's <BASFn.DE> construction chemicals business, which the German chemicals group has put on the block to focus on more profitable operations, people close to the matter said.
BASF <BASFn.DE> will cut 6,000 jobs worldwide, mainly involved in its central administration, in a move it said will achieve annual savings of 300 million euros (268 million pounds) from 2021 and give more power to customer-facing executives.
Bankers are lining up around €1.7bn of debt financing to back a potential sale of German chemicals group BASF’s construction chemicals business as bidders get ready to submit first round bids in an auction process, banking sources said.
Chemicals giant BASF still expects a slight improvement in the global car market this year, a spokesman said on Thursday, even after the group announced job cuts at its German coatings operation.
BASF continues to expect a slight improvement in global automotive demand in 2019, a spokesman said on Thursday, even after the chemicals giant unveiled some job cuts at its German coatings operation.
German chemicals conglomerate BASF said it would cut up to 200 jobs at its coatings unit by the end of 2021, pointing to the downturn in the global car industry.
German chemicals giant BASF expects to eke out some profit growth in 2019 as it banks on business to perk up with car production in the latter half of the year and on benefits from ongoing cost cuts.
German chemicals giant BASF said it does not expect a repeat of the financial hit it took from low water levels of the River Rhine last year after taking countermeasures.
BASF's first-quarter operating profit dropped 24 percent as the firm's basic chemicals business was hit by a slump in prices for precursor materials used in polyurethane foams.
BASF's oil and gas subsidiary Wintershall on Thursday said it would build up its presence in the Brazilian offshore oil sector this year where it won exploration licences in 2018.
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