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February 4, 2014
07:35 EDTSEE, GRASealed Air completes settlement of W. R. Grace bankruptcy case
Sealed Air (SEE) announced it has completed the material remaining conditions of the previously disclosed settlement agreement with the committees appointed to represent asbestos claimants in the bankruptcy case of W. R. Grace (GRA). This agreement was approved by order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on June 27, 2005. Pursuant to the terms of the Settlement agreement, Cryovac, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sealed Air, fulfilled its obligation with payments to asbestos claims trusts in the aggregate amount of $930M cash and 18M shares of Sealed Air common stock. The company said, "We will no longer incur interest on the settlement, which amounted to $48M in 2013. Additionally, we anticipate meaningful cash tax benefits over the next several years that will provide cash that we can use to continue to add value to our business.”
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November 20, 2014
07:10 EDTGRAW.R. Grace buys out Turkey construction products JV partner
W. R. Grace & Co. has entered into definitive agreements to acquire the remaining 50% equity interest in the joint venture it formed in 1996 with STFA Yatırım Holding A.S., one of Turkey’s most established and reputable conglomerates providing services in construction, natural gas distribution, construction equipment, and construction chemicals. With the agreement, STFA will sell its 50% stake in Grace Yapı Kimyasalları to Construction Products Dubai, a Grace subsidiary. The business, located in Istanbul, Turkey, provides cement additives, concrete admixtures, and building envelope products in Turkey and the surrounding region. The transaction is pending Turkish regulatory approval and is expected to close by the end of the year. Terms were not disclosed.
November 12, 2014
12:10 EDTGRAW.R. Grace initiated with a Buy at Tigress Financial
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November 11, 2014
09:06 EDTSEESealed Air 5M share Block Trade priced at $38.40
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