Global leader in specialty chemicals

Momentive Performance Materials Holdings Inc., the ­parent company of Momentive Performance Materials Inc., and ­
Hexion LLC, the parent company of Hexion Specialty ­Chemicals, Inc., jointly announced on 13.09.2010 an agreement under which their newly-formed holding companies will merge, creating a global leader in specialty chemicals and ­materials. The boards of both holding companies have unanimously approved the merger, which is subject to customary conditions. Closing is anticipated to occur on 01.10.2010.

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