Merck KGaA Reaches Agreement on Recommended Cash Offer for AZ Electronic Materials to Strengthen Performance Materials Division


Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced an agreement with the Board of Directors of AZ Electronic Materials (AZ) regarding a recommended cash offer for the entire share capital of AZ to further expand Merck KGaA’s materials and specialty chemicals business by adding a globally leading premium supplier of high-tech materials for the electronics industry.

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