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Clariant has announced first quarter 2016 sales from continuing operations of EUR1,347 billion compared to EUR1,335 billion in the first quarter of 2015. This corresponds to an increase of 3 % in local currencies. The sales growth was driven by higher volumes.
H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity investment firm with EUR17 billion of equity capital under management, has announced that its portfolio company Valtris Specialty Chemicals has acquired Akcros Holdings Limited.