• On October 1, 2013, the divestment of Building Adhesives was completed, which accounts for the divestment impact in Decorative Paints. In addition, the sale of the German stores was concluded, which did not have a revenue impact in divestments but in price/mix
  • The divestment of the Primary Amides and Purate businesses was completed in Q4 2013, and accounts for the divestment impact in Specialty Chemicals
  • Specialty Chemicals announced the intended sale of its Paper Chemicals portfolio for €153 million. The business is currently part of Pulp and Performance Chemicals. The transaction is expected to be completed in 2015, subject to regular consultation with employee representatives and satisfaction of closing conditions such as receipt of required regulatory clearances