Univar Solutions confirms the end of preliminary discussions with Brenntag  

Univar Solutions Inc, a global solutions provider to users of speciality ingredients and chemicals, confirmed that Brenntag SE had ended its discussions with the company about a potential transaction.  

Brenntag and Kao Chemicals Europe have expanded their distribution agreement

The company and its board of directors have stated they are ‘committed to acting in the best interest of its stockholders’. They will continue discussing other indications of interest received concerning a potential transaction. 

There is no assurance that the ongoing process will result in any transaction. The company does not intend to make any additional comments regarding this matter at this time.