Eastman: European PET and PTA Assets Sold
Eastman Chemical Company announced it has completed the sale of its European PET and PTA assets to the Indonesian company Indorama. Included in the sale are Eastman’s PET facility and related businesses in the United Kingdom and its PET and PTA facilities and related businesses in the Netherlands. The total cash proceeds of the transaction are EUR 224 million or approximately USD 354 million, subject to adjustments in working capital. The transaction will result in a gain on sale in the company’s consolidated financial statements for first quarter.
This transaction completes Eastman’s divestitures of its non-strategic PET and PTA assets located outside the U.S.
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