Dow and DuPont to Become DowDuPont - What the Merger Means

By John Santagate – December 11, 2015
Photo of John SantagateOffline

Dow Chemical and DuPont recently announced a merger that will result in two of Americas oldest firms becoming a $130 billion behemouth. The deal, a merger of equals, has been agreed as an all stock deal with an even split of board members and share holder value. Dow and DuPont are the 3rd and 4th largest chemical companies in the world, and the merger will make the new company (DowDuPont) the 2nd largest trailing only BASF. Shortly following the merger, the company will then split into three separate publicly traded companies in agriculture, material sciences, and specialty products.


About the author


Post a comment

Form Signatures

Viewed 1,459 times