DuPont, not KKR, to buy Herberts

Some history to remind,

it was November 1998 when… link

“DuPont is to buy the Herberts coatings operation of Hoechst, replacing US
financial buyout specialist Kohlberg Kravis Roberts
(KKR)…”
They continually are exceptional:

“DuPont says it has been looking at the Herberts business for several years and feels it is an ‘exceptional’ fit in terms of complementary regional market strengths and technology. DuPont earns 75% of its sales in North America, while Herberts’ sales are 80% European. The aim, says DuPont, will be to forge a global leader in the automotive coatings sector.”

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