IFF Wins DuPont’s Nutrition and Biosciences Unit
The $26.2 billion deal will create a new company valued at more than $45 billion.
CFOs Find a New Role as Legal Strategists
As companies take a profit-driven approach to litigation, CFOs are part of conversations about leveraging legal assets, such as through litigation finance.
Dow Chemical to Cut 2,500 Jobs
The company will take a charge of up to $460 million in the second quarter of 2016 for asset impairments, severance, and other costs.
DuPont Layoffs Dent Delaware’s Credit Outlook
Moody's says the job cuts will reduce DuPont's Delaware workforce by a “significant” 24% and are a credit negative for the Wilmington area.
DuPont to Cut 1,700 Jobs in Delaware
The company says the layoffs of 28% of its home state workforce reflect an "urgent need" to reduce corporate overhead costs.
Dow, DuPont to Create $130B Chemical Giant
A mega-merger of equals combines two of corporate America's oldest companies, which have been struggling with falling commodity prices.
Interim CEOs Are Prone to Inflating Earnings
Not only that, they're more likely to be promoted to the top job permanently if they do.
DuPont Shareholders Reject Dissident Board Slate
Election of all 12 of DuPont's director nominees is a blow to activist investor Nelson Peltz and his hedge fund.
Top Lawyer Changes Tune on Activist Investors
Martin Lipton advises companies to meet with activists and avoid "drawn out" proxy battles.
Currency Surprises Hammer Earnings
A strong U.S. dollar and other currency swings are revealing companies' shortcomings in the area of identifying and quantifying foreign-exchange exposures.
Big Business Joins U.S. Fight Against HFC Gases
Dupont, Honeywell and others reach agreement with the Obama administration to reduce their use of hydrofluorocarbons.