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February 5, 2014
08:07 EDTDOW, CBIChicago Bridge & Iron awarded contract by Dow Chemical
CB&I (CBI) announced it has been awarded a contract to provide pipe fabrication for The Dow Chemical (DOW) U.S. Gulf Coast Investment Program. Dow's investment plan includes construction of a new propylene and ethylene production unit in Texas and four new polyethylene plants in Texas and Louisiana.
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November 13, 2014
14:17 EDTDOWThird Point creates board to guide Dow on increasing value
Dow Chemical shareholder Third Point said it "unveiled several constructive initiatives in its effort to increase the Company’s value." Third Point has launched www.Value-Dow.com, a website designed for "proactive shareholder engagement." The site includes a video narrative "detailing how Dow has fallen behind due to poor strategic decision-making by a Management team and Board best known for their track record of broken promises to shareholders." Third Point also has created an advisory board of executives with "substantive, relevant restructuring experience who are providing guidance on how Dow can increase value."
10:01 EDTDOWDow Chemical says Gulf Coast projects on track, on plan for start-up
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November 12, 2014
14:23 EDTDOWDow Chemical increases divestiture target to $7.0B-$8.5B by mid 2016
The Dow Chemical Company announced an increased divestiture target aligned to further enhance the value of its portfolio and support the company’s market-driven, integrated strategy. On track to complete its goal of realizing $4.5B-$6B in proceeds by year-end 2015, and with additional portfolio management actions underway, Dow is now increasing its divestiture target to $7.0B-$8.5B to be complete by mid-2016.
14:14 EDTDOWDow Chemical sees $1B added savings over next three years from cost measures
Dow Chemical said that as part of its ongoing and consistent drive to lower costs while increasing output that the company will continue to narrow its focus and streamline investments to deliver $1B in additional savings over the next three years.
14:13 EDTDOWDow Chemical to reduce equity base in Kuwaiti joint ventures
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14:13 EDTDOWDow Chemical raises divestiture target to $7B-$8.5B by mid-2016
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14:10 EDTDOWDow Chemical realigns external reporting segments
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14:08 EDTDOWDow Chemical to sell ANGUS Chemical to Golden Gate Capital for $1.215B
Dow Chemical announced that it has signed a definitive agreement under which ANGUS Chemical Company will be sold to Golden Gate Capital for $1.215B. The transaction is expected to close during the first quarter of 2015, subject to completion of customary regulatory filings. Dow had previously announced its intent to divest this business on Oct. 2. The divestiture aligns to Dow’s efforts to achieve its identified target of $4.5B-$6B in proceeds from shedding non-strategic assets and businesses by year-end 2015. To date, Dow has achieved $2.5B in proceeds designed to remunerate shareholders, reduce debt, and fund growth. The divestiture of ANGUS includes the business headquarters and R&D facility in Buffalo Grove, IL; manufacturing facilities located in Sterlington, LA, and Ibbenbueren, Germany; a packaging facility in Niagara Falls, NY; as well as the associated business, inventory, customer contracts, process technology, business know-how and certain intellectual property. Approximately 290 employee positions globally are expected to transition employment status as ANGUS moves to being owned by Golden Gate Capital as part of the transaction. Under terms of the purchase agreement, ANGUS will continue to honor customer, licensing and supplier contracts and related agreements.
14:06 EDTDOWDow Chemical announces sale of ANGUS Chemical for $1.215B
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07:34 EDTDOWDow Chemical raises dividend 14%, adds $5B to share buyback program
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07:31 EDTDOWDow Chemical raises dividend 14% to 42c per share
07:31 EDTDOWDow Chemical announces new $5B tranche to share repurchase program
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06:27 EDTCBICB&I sees FY15 EPS $5.75-$6.05, consensus $5.85
Sees FY15 revenue $14.8B-$15.2B, consensus $14.43B
06:27 EDTCBICB&I sees FY14 adjusted EPS $4.80-$5.65, consensus $5.18
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November 11, 2014
08:08 EDTCBIChicago Bridge & Iron awarded contract by Calpine Mid-Merit
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08:07 EDTCBIChicago Bridge & Iron awarded $40M contract by Coffeyville Resources
CB&I announced it has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $40M by Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing. The project scope includes the engineering, procurement, fabrication and field construction of a 22 million standard cubic feet per day hydrogen plant at its refinery in Coffeyville, Kansas.
November 10, 2014
15:43 EDTCBIAmerican Petroleum Institute to hold a conference
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09:58 EDTCBIChicago Bridge & Iron volatility elevated into investor meeting
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08:03 EDTCBICB&I awarded plant services contract renewal by Arizona Public Service
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07:37 EDTDOWGolden Gate the lead bidder for Dow Chemical unit, Reuters reports
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