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February 16, 2017

Clariant again significantly increases operating cash flow whilst growing sales and profitability in 2016

"Clariant considerably expanded its operating cash flow in 2016 while reporting sales growth and profitability improvement," said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. "Our good business performance was primarily achieved by means of a continued shift to high margin specialities, the impact of the differentiated steering in Plastics & Coatings as well as good cost management. For 2017, we are confident that we will achieve our targets, i.e. growth in local currency, progression in operating cash flow, absolute EBITDA and EBITDA margin before exceptional items in spite of a continued challenging economic environment." more

December 19, 2016

Clariant signs new Syndicated Revolving Credit Facility Agreement

Muttenz, December 19, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the signing of a new CHF 500 million five-year multi-currency Revolving Credit Facility (RCF) with two one-year extension options. more

October 27, 2016

Clariant continues to grow in sales and profitability in the first nine months of 2016

"Clariant continues to grow both, sales and profitability in the first nine month of 2016," said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. "The good performance reflects our excellent execution of our strategy in all our businesses to foster growth and improve returns despite the continued challenging economic environment. The advancement in the current year results from our focus on innovation by delivering more added value to our customers as well as continued cost discipline. The differentiated business steering in Plastics & Coatings continued to positively impact the profitability improvement. We are therefore on track to achieve our targets for the full year 2016."   more

September 14, 2016

Clariant strengthens its North American oilfield production chemicals business with two acquisitions

Muttenz, September 14, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announces two acquisitions in the oilfield production chemicals business. After closing, the agreed purchases of Kel-Tech Inc. and X-Chem LLC add approx. USD 200 million of sales, as well as personnel, technology and expertise to its existing activities in North America and accelerates the growth of its Business Unit Oil & Mining Services (OMS) as a leading provider of oilfield production chemicals in North America. more

August 05, 2016

Clariant places USD 276.5 million and EUR 95 million of certificates of indebtedness

Muttenz, August 5, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the issuance of USD 276.5 million and EUR 95 million of debt in the German market for certificates of indebtedness ("Schuldschein"). The USD-denominated tranche has a term of 5 years. The certificates in EUR have terms of 5 years and 7 years. more

July 28, 2016

Clariant delivers significantly improved operating cash flow and a higher profitability in the first half of 2016

"Clariant has considerably expanded operating cash flow and also significantly improved its profitability in the first half of the year," said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. "Our good business performance was primarily achieved by means of a continued shift to high margin specialities, the impact of the differentiated steering in Plastics & Coatings as well as good cost management. For 2016, we are on track to achieve our targets despite the continued challenging economic environment." more

June 24, 2016

Clariant acquires full control of consortium with Carboflex in Brazil to further expand its offshore offering

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the acquisition of Carboflex's 50% stake in the consortium that built and operates the Guanabara Bay plant. The facility, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, produces chemicals used in oil and gas wells. The acquisition is part of the investment strategy of Clariant's Business Unit Oil and Mining Services and allows the company to take full control of the plant to further expand its chemical offering to offshore customers, while optimizing delivery times. more

June 23, 2016

Clariant doubles annual production capacity for water-based pigment preparations at its production site Santa Clara, Mexico

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, inaugurated its new production plant for water-based pigment preparations in Mexico. The new plant located in Santa Clara doubles Clariant's Mexico annual production capacity for water-based pigment preparations and enhances its ability to serve customers across North and Latin America. more

June 10, 2016

Clariant and Kilfrost announce termination of acquisition

Muttenz, June 10, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, and Kilfrost today announced that the companies have terminated the acquisition agreement they entered into on November 19, 2015, relating to the sale and purchase of the European aircraft and rail de-/anti-icing businesses of Kilfrost. more

April 28, 2016

Clariant with a good start into 2016 – improved sales and increased profitability

"Clariant had a good start into the year with solid sales growth and profitability improvement," said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. "All our business areas performed well in the current mixed global economic environment and significantly expanded their EBITDA margins. This positive development in all business areas was achieved by a positive mix effect in our higher margin Business Areas as well as the first impact of the differentiated business steering in Plastics & Coatings. For 2016, we are on track to achieve our targets despite the continued challenging economic environment." more

April 26, 2016

Clariant successfully places EUR 300 million of certificates of indebtedness

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the issuance of in aggregate EUR 300 million of debt in the German market for certificates of indebtedness ("Schuldschein"). The four certificates have terms of 4.5 years (EUR 156.5 million with a fixed coupon and EUR 55.5 million with a floating coupon), 7 years (EUR 73.5 million with a fixed coupon) and 10 years (EUR 14.5 million with a fixed coupon). more

April 21, 2016

Clariant's shareholders approve all agenda items at the Annual General Meeting

At today's Annual General Meeting in Basel, the shareholders of Clariant AG, a world leader in specialty chemicals, approved all agenda items and proposals put forward by the Board of Directors. The meeting was attended by 323 shareholders and shareholder representatives accounting for 188 389 574 shares or around 56.75 % of the share capital of Clariant. more

April 12, 2016

Clariant and South Korean BioSpectrum agree strategic partnership

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, signed an agreement to acquire a 17 % share in BioSpectrum, Inc ("BioSpectrum"). Headquartered in South Korea, BioSpectrum is a leading developer and supplier of specialty active cosmetics' ingredients derived from Asia's diverse flora which have proven benefits for humans. more

March 21, 2016

Clariant's Annual Report 2015 is now available

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today published its Annual Report 2015. The report is available on http://reports.clariant.com. There is the option to download the document in German and English language. In addition the report can also be ordered as hard copy via the company website. more

February 25, 2016

Change in the Board of Directors of Clariant

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that its Board of Directors will propose the election of Eveline Saupper, Claudia Suessmuth Dyckerhoff and Peter Steiner to the Board of Directors, subject to the approval of the Annual General Meeting of Clariant Ltd taking place on April 21, 2016. more

February 17, 2016

Clariant significantly improves cash flow and for the 7th consecutive year increases margins

"Despite the challenging economic environment throughout the year, we continued to improve our performance again and have shown resilience," said CEO Hariolf Kottmann. "Clariant has significantly improved its cash flow and expanded its EBITDA margin on the back of a good performance of the Business Areas Care Chemicals, Catalysis and Natural Resources. With this positive development we have been able to offset the negative impact of the stronger Swiss franc and deliver a net result comparable to 2014. For 2016, in spite of the economic environment anticipated to become even more demanding, we want to further progress in profitability and cash flow generation by continuously launching new innovative solutions particularly in our higher margin Business Areas." more

January 28, 2016

Clariant welcomes Britta Fuenfstueck as new member of the Executive Committee

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today the appointment of Britta Fuenfstueck as a new member of its Executive Committee. Britta Fuenfstueck, former CEO of the Clinical Products Division at Siemens Healthcare, will join Clariant on April 1, 2016. more

January 20, 2016

Clariant performs groundbreaking for new Healthcare Packaging plant in India

Muttenz, January 20, 2016 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, performed the groundbreaking ceremony of a new manufacturing plant in Cuddalore, for moisture-control products, intended for the pharma industry. In December 2015, Clariant had announced plans to invest CHF 10 million in this Healthcare Packaging plant, that will support the growing generic pharmaceutical industry in India. The investment will be implemented through its wholly owned subsidiary in India. more

December 11, 2015

Mathias Lütgendorf to leave Clariant at years end

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that Dr. Mathias Lütgendorf, member of the Executive Committee of Clariant, will step down from the company's Executive Committee. He will leave Clariant by best mutual agreement as of December 31, 2015. His successor will be announced shortly. more

November 26, 2015

Clariant closes strategic alliance with Beraca acquiring 30% of its shares in Health Personal Care Division

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, has closed its transaction to acquire a 30% share in Beraca Ingredientes Naturais S.A. („Beraca"), which assumed the Health & Personal Care Business of Sabará Químicos e Ingredientes S.A. Beraca is a leading player in natural, sustainable and innovative ingredients. Financial details of the acquisition are not being disclosed. more

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