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Tuesday, 11 December 2018

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Damir Gagro
10 November 2017 11:17:00 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal
Calling off mega deals – the power of investors

Two mega deals in the coatings industry were supposed to happen. Both were called off. Even though both deals were very differently, they had one thing in common: the investors played a prominent role.

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Damir Gagro
28 July 2017 08:39:00 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal
Titanium dioxide: development in China leads to higher prices

Titanium dioxide is keeping the paint and coatings industry worried. Skyrocketing prices, supply shortage and the danger of being classified. The headlines were in general negative in the last twelve months for paint and coatings producers. The latest developments in China will bring a new price hike.

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Damir Gagro
29 March 2016 17:30:00 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal
Blog: Spending spree in the coatings industry

It comes thick and fast. Announcement on acquisitions are part of our industry. But only last week the frequency and size of these kind of transactions was astonishing. What more do we have to expect in 2016?

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Damir Gagro
18 February 2016 10:08:00 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal
Akzo Nobel is getting closer to the top again

Another mega deal in the coatings industry is coming in: AkzoNobel agrees to buy BASF's industrial coatings business for EUR 475 million. This move brings the Dutch coatings producer closer to PPG, the largest coatings producing company worldwide.

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Damir Gagro
22 May 2015 09:19:00 | Posted by: Damir Gagro, European Coatings Journal
Evonik and Clariant: How much truth is in this rumour?

It has been in the news for a while and the rumour mill is buzzing: Evonik is supposed to look for a mega deal. Different source name Clariant as the possible target. Here is my opinion on that topic!

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Sonja Specks
30 November 2014 20:57:00 | Posted by: Sonja Specks, European Coatings Journal
Europe receives (too) little attention

Entering new markets, increasing sales, maximizing profits. That’s how expansions work. Nowadays everything revolves around how to catch some ground in Asian markets or generate profits in South America. But what about Europe?

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