WEB EXCLUSIVE Dow Chemical Co., Midland, Mich., said last month that it had reached an agreement with Rohm and Haas Co., Philadelphia, that would allow Dow’s intended purchase of Rohm and Haas to go forward, with an anticipated closing on Apr. 1. The agreement settles doubts about the continued viability of the merger, which Dow had raised after its planned K-Dow joint venture with a Kuwaiti petrochemical company was canceled in late December.
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