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LANXESS Aktiengesellschaft develops, manufactures, and markets plastics, rubber, intermediates, and specialty chemicals worldwide. It operates in three segments: Performance Polymers, Advanced Intermediates, and Performance Chemicals. The Performance Polymers segment offers butyl and halobutyl rubber products for the tire and rubber industries; versatile polybutadiene rubber, solution styrene-butadiene rubber, and neodymium polybutadiene butadiene rubber for use in the manufacture of tires, as well as in plastics, golf balls, shoe soles, and conveyor and transmission belts. This segment also provides Durethan and Pocan plastics for use in automotive, electrical/electronics, and construction, as well as in medicine, sports and recreation applications; and glass fiber assortments, ammonium sulfate, and plastic composite sheets, as well as technical rubber products and ethylene-propylene elastomers. The Advanced Intermediates segment produces basic and fine chemicals. It offers intermediates for the agrochemical and coating industries; and fine chemicals as precursors and intermediates for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and specialty chemicals, as well as custom manufacturing services. The Performance Chemicals segment offers material protection products; inorganic pigments for the coloring of concrete, emulsion paints, and other coatings; finishing agents for the leather industry; rubber chemicals; reverse osmosis membrane elements and ion exchange resins for water treatment; and plastics additives, phosphorus-based and specialty chemicals, and organic and inorganic colorants, as well as additives, specialty chemicals, and service products for the rubber, lubricant, and plastics industries. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.

16,717 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/6/14
Founded in 1863

lanxess ag (LXS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Boa...
Total Annual Compensation: €959.0K
Industrial Relations Director and Member of B...
Total Annual Compensation: €959.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

lanxess ag (LXS) Key Developments

Saudi Arabian Reportedly Seeks Finance; To Acquire Stake In Lanxess

Saudi Arabian Oil Company is talking to banks about taking a $10 billion loan for general business purposes, according to two banking sources aware of the matter, with one saying the deal could close by the end of the month. A potential use is to fund an acquisition of a stake in Lanxess AG (XTRA:LXS), according to Thomson Reuters data.

Lanxess Announces Dividend for 2014

Lanxess announced it will keep its dividend for 2014 stable at EUR 0.50 (USD 0.57) per share despite the restructuring costs. The company will return a total of EUR 46 million to shareholders.

Lanxess To Sell Stake In Synthetic Rubber Unit

Lanxess AG (XTRA:LXS) is in talks to sell minority stake in its synthetic rubber unit. Lanxess is in discussions with potential buyers including Saudi Arabian Oil Company, OAO Nizhnekamskneftekhim (MICEX:NKNC). Two proposals have already been submitted, with one party interested in a stake of about 40%, according to Bloomberg.


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