Dow-DuPont wins U.S. antitrust nod to create chemicals giantJune 16
Carlyle's bet on DuPont's auto paint unit pays handsomelyAug. 5, 2016
When Carlyle Group orchestrated a $4.9 billion buyout of DuPont's auto-paint business in 2013, some competitors said the private equity firm overpaid. Three years later, Carlyle has reaped its second-biggest profit ever on the deal.
Axalta acquires United Paint's automotive coatings businessJuly 22, 2016
Dow-DuPont shareholders approve $59 billion merger of equalsJuly 20, 2016
Shareholders of Dow Chemical and DuPont approved the companies' historic merger, clearing a hurdle for the deal to close this year and for a later split into three entities. The impact of the transaction stands to ripple throughout the automotive supply chain.
Dow CEO Liveris agrees to exit after DuPont mergerFeb. 2, 2016
DuPont to cut 1,700 Delaware-based jobs ahead of Dow mergerDec. 29, 2015
Dow Chemical, DuPont engaged in late-stage merger talks, report saysDec. 9, 2015
Dow Chemical is in late-stage talks to merge with DuPont in what would be the largest deal in the chemicals industry, people with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg. Both companies have a major presence in the automotive supply chain.
Dow CEO's ouster sought following DuPont merger agreement, report saysDec. 14, 2015
Dan Loeb, the founder of hedge fund Third Point, is calling for the removal of Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris, days after the company agreed to combine with DuPont in the largest-ever chemicals merger, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg.
DowDuPont's combination will create ripple effect throughout auto industryDec. 11, 2015
The impact of the mega-merger between Dow Chemical and DuPont, which provide components and systems for every major global automaker, will be felt throughout the automotive supply chain. DuPont and Dow today agreed to merge in an all-stock deal valuing the combined company at about $130 billion.
Dow Chemical, DuPont agree to combine in 'merger of equals'Dec. 11, 2015
Dow Chemical and DuPont, two historic manufacturing giants with major roles supplying the auto industry, plan to merge in a deal that's the first step in a plan to create three new highly-focused businesses.
Merger of Dow, DuPont to ripple through industryDec. 14, 2015
Dow, DuPont mega-merger would mostly clear antitrust review, experts sayDec. 10, 2015
The $130 billion proposed tie-up between Dow and DuPont, though it would turn the two biggest American chemical producers into one industry behemoth, should still be able to clear a U.S. antitrust review if the companies sell off a few pieces, according to lawyers and analysts.