DSM Informs Market on the Completion of the Sale of Fibrant's Caprolactam Business to Highsun

HEERLEN, Netherlands, October 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, informs its stakeholders that Fibrant Holding BV has completed the sale of Fibrant BV and 60% of the shares of Fibrant China to the Highsun Holdings Group Ltd.  

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Through the joint venture Chemicalnvest, DSM and CVC Capital Partners indirectly owned 35% and 65% respectively of the shares of Fibrant BV and in the same proportion 60% of the shares in Fibrant China. The transaction was announced on 17 May 2018. DSM anticipates receiving about EUR200 million in cash related to this transaction, which is expected to be received in various steps in 2018 and 2019.

DSM still owns 19% in AOC Aliancys (the composite resins joint venture with CVC) and 35% in AnQore (the acrylonitrile joint venture with CVC).

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      DSM Media Relations            Lieke de Jong                  tel. +31-(0)-45-578-2420        e-mail media.contacts@dsm.com

DSM Investor Relations  Dave Huizing tel. +31-(0)-45-578-2864 e-mail investor.relations@dsm.com http://www.dsm.com


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