About AlbemarleAlbemarle Corporation, based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a global developer, manufacturer and distributor of sophisticated chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, suppliers, packaging, construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, plant health, food safety and custom chemical services. The company is committed to global sustainability and advancing its green practices and solutions in its two global performance chemicals and Catalyst Solutions divisions. Corporate Responsibility Magazine has selected Albemarle for 2010, 2011 and 2013 in the prestigious „100 Best Corporate Citizens“ list. Albemarle employs approximately 3,900 people and handles clients in about 100 countries. Albemarle regularly provides information to www.albemarle.com, including event notifications, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, G regulatory votes, SEC submissions and other information about the company, its businesses and the markets we manage. Albemarle Corp. completed the acquisition of Rockwood Holdings, Inc. on January 12, 2015, in accordance with conditions announced last July [ADPO, September 2014]. The transaction, valued at approximately $6.2 billion, creates a leading specialty chemicals company with a wider customer base and greater diversity in end markets, technologies and regions.
The new company, which operates under the name Albemarle, holds dominant market positions in the high-margin lithium, catalyst, bromine and surface processing divisions. Albemarle will host an investor conference and webcast today at 8:30 a.m..m summer time in www.albemarle.com/investors to discuss the transaction at the same time as preliminary results for the second quarter of 2014. Alternatively, investors can listen to the live presentation by teleconference by selecting 866-314-5232 in the United States or 617-213-8052 internationally and entering conference ID 70238505. Audio playback of the call is available approximately three hours after the end of the call until July 22, 2014 and can be accessed at 888-286-8010 or 617-801-6888 and conference ID 52941283. Investors: Lorin Crenshaw, (225) 388-7322, Lorin.Crenshaw@albemarle.com, media: Ashley Mendoza, (225) 388-7137, Ashley.Mendoza@albemarle.com BATON RED, La. and PRINCETON, N.J., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) and Rockwood Holdings, Inc.