Dow Chemical, DuPont Mega-Merger Seen Skirting Antitrust Block

  • Deal should clear antitrust review with few divestitures
  • Agricultural businesses seen drawing the most scrutiny

Dow Chemical-DuPont: Historic, Future Perspective

The $120 billion proposed tie-up between Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co., though it would turn the two biggest American chemical producers into one industry behemoth, should still be able to clear a U.S. antitrust review if the companies sell off a few pieces, according to lawyers and analysts.

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