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Blackstone Buys Australian Chemicals Business Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:36:26 GMT
Blackstone Buys Australian Chemicals Business
Wall Street Journal - Nov 18, 2014
SYDNEY— Blackstone Group LP paid 750 million Australian dollars (US$655 million) to buy a chemicals business from Australia's Orica Ltd. that makes everything from dyes to fertilizers. Until now, the U.S. private-equity firm has only been an active ...
Orica Ltd reports a lacklustre 2014: But will big changes turn the company around? - Motley Fool Australia
Orica to Sell Chemicals Unit to Blackstone for A$750 Million - Bloomberg

Why the Orica Ltd Share Price Slumped Today Wed, 06 Aug 2014 07:04:40 GMT
Why the Orica Ltd Share Price Slumped Today
Money Morning Australia - Aug 6, 2014
Shares in explosives and chemicals maker Orica Ltd [ASX:ORI] fell by more than 3% today. It's been a tough few weeks for the company, whose shares have slumped by nearly 9% since late July.
Orica to spin off chemicals divison - Sydney Morning Herald
Orica chemicals spin-off gets tick from Perpetual - The Australian

JB Hi-Fi Limited, Orica Limited and Incitec Pivot Limited: Could Wesfarmers be ... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 07:21:23 GMT
JB Hi-Fi Limited, Orica Limited and Incitec Pivot Limited: Could Wesfarmers be ...
The Motley Fool - Apr 29, 2014
Now that the market knows Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) has a multi-billion dollar war chest for acquisitions after making deals to sell off its insurance underwriting and broking businesses for a combined total of $2.9 billion, several potential takeover ...

Australia's Orica Ltd to sell chemicals business to Blackstone Group for $653 mn Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:07:55 GMT
Australia's Orica Ltd to sell chemicals business to Blackstone Group for $653 mn
domain-B - Nov 20, 2014
Orica Ltd, an Australia-based commercial blasting systems, mining and tunneling support systems maker, yesterday struck a deal to sell its chemicals business to funds advised by US private equity firm Blackstone Group for A$750 million ($653 million).

Bain, Blackstone Said to Mull Final Bids for Orica Chemical Unit Fri, 07 Nov 2014 05:58:31 GMT
Bain, Blackstone Said to Mull Final Bids for Orica Chemical Unit
Bloomberg - Nov 7, 2014
Bain Capital Partners LLC and Blackstone Group LP (BX) are considering making final offers for Orica Ltd. (ORI)'s chemicals business by today's deadline, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Motley Fool Australia Tue, 28 Jan 2014 01:52:33 GMT
Motley Fool Australia
The Motley Fool - Jan 28, 2014
Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI) ($23.42) is a mining explosives and chemicals producer. In its 2013 annual report in December, the company stated that its mining services EBIT was down 2% to $993 million, and its chemical division's EBIT was 8% down to $92 million.

Rio Tinto Limited and Orica Limited: Should you buy? Thu, 10 Jul 2014 06:45:00 GMT
Rio Tinto Limited and Orica Limited: Should you buy?
Motley Fool Australia - Jul 10, 2014
Mining is down and mining services are limping along, still way down from earlier highs. It's a sombre environment for investors.

Why you should bet on Orica Limited Mon, 24 Mar 2014 04:07:30 GMT
Why you should bet on Orica Limited
The Motley Fool - Mar 24, 2014
Orica Limited (ASX: ORI), the industrial and mining chemical and commercial explosives producer, has about 92% of its earnings before interest and tax coming from the mining industry.
Orica's IT division blasts Excel spreadsheets away in favour of cloud software - CIO Magazine

Why Orica Shares Slumped Today Tue, 13 May 2014 06:41:25 GMT
Why Orica Shares Slumped Today
Money Morning Australia - May 13, 2014
Shares in explosives and chemicals maker Orica Ltd [ASX:ORI] fell by nearly 4% today after the company reported disappointing earnings for the six months ending March 31 2014.

3 defensive plays to combat an ASX pullback: AGL Energy Ltd, Toll Holdings ... Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:43:15 GMT
3 defensive plays to combat an ASX pullback: AGL Energy Ltd, Toll Holdings ...
Motley Fool Australia - Aug 11, 2014
Shares in Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI) have posted disappointing returns during 2014. Indeed, the chemicals company is down 13% year-to-date, while the ASX is up 2% despite its recent pullback.

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