Albemarle to discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at 2014 Investor Day c

Albemarle to discuss its strategy to drive growth, maximize profitability and
          increase shareholder value at 2014 Investor Day conference

PR Newswire

BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:
ALB), a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly
engineered specialty chemicals, will discuss its strategy to drive growth,
maximize profitability and increase shareholder value at its 2014 Investor Day
conference today at 1:30 p.m. central time in Houston, Texas. The event will
be hosted by over 40 Albemarle leaders from around the world and will be
webcast live at www.albemarle.com/investors.

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Albemarle's growth strategy focuses on its core bromine and catalysts
businesses, with emphasis on maximizing the profitability of its existing
bromine and high-value bromine derivative products, more rapidly developing
and commercializing new applications for bromine, strengthening and growing
its catalyst franchise and achieving operational excellence through its One
Albemarle initiative. The company's leadership team will be on hand to
highlight key business strategies to deliver on the company's earnings
potential.

"As we mark our twentieth year as a publicly traded company, Albemarle is
executing a highly focused strategy to deliver sustainable growth, higher
profitability and even stronger free cash flow generation," said President and
CEO Luke Kissam. "Albemarle has a history of generating strong cash flow and
disciplined capital allocation. With the bromine and catalysts assets and
product technologies we have in place today, we are well positioned to capture
the growth opportunities in front of us and continue our legacy of delivering
industry leading total shareholder returns." 

Webcast & Conference Call Details
A live webcast of the Company's 2014 Investor Day will be held today starting
at1:30 p.m. central standard time at www.albemarle.com/investors.
Alternatively, investors may listen to the presentation live via conference
call by dialing 1-800-510-0219 (Primary Dial-In) or 617-614-3451 (Secondary
Dial-In), and entering conference ID 56272710.The Company's 2014 Investor Day
presentation and supporting materials can be accessed through Albemarle's
website under Investors atwww.albemarle.com.

About Albemarle
Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading
global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty
chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging,
construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection,
food-safety and custom chemistry services. The Company is committed to global
sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its two
global business units: Performance Chemicals and Catalyst Solutions. Corporate
Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best
Corporate Citizens" list for 2010, 2011 and 2013. Albemarle employs
approximately 3,900 people and serves customers in approximately 100
countries. Albemarle regularly posts information to www.albemarle.com,
including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor
presentations and webcasts, Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and
other information regarding the Company, its businesses and the markets we
serve.

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's
business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that
involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and
uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained
in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual
Report on Form 10-K.

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SOURCE Albemarle Corporation

Website: http://www.albemarle.com
Contact: Albemarle Media Contact: Ashley Mendoza, (225) 388-7137,
Ashley.Mendoza@albemarle.com, Albemarle Investor Relations Contact: Lorin
Crenshaw, (225) 388-7322, Lorin.Crenshaw@albemarle.com
 
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