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Huntsman Clariant Merger Continues to Move Forward

Huntsman, August 16, 2017

Huntsman Corporation is pleased to announce progress towards satisfying the regulatory approval condition to closing its merger of equals with Clariant AG.  The United States Federal Trade Commission, which reviews the antitrust implications of certain business combinations, delivered a second request for information to Huntsman yesterday relating to just two products -- sodium isethionate, used in personal care products like soap and shampoos, and a polyetheramine product used in certain construction and additive/paint and ink applications.  Together, these products accounted for less than $20 million of Huntsman's total revenues in the United States in 2016, and Huntsman is confident that it will be able satisfy any FTC concerns in advance of the targeted year-end closing date for the merger.

About Huntsman

Huntsman Corporation is a publicly traded global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated and specialty chemicals with 2016 revenues of approximately $10 billion.  Our chemical products number in the thousands and are sold worldwide to manufacturers serving a broad and diverse range of consumer and industrial end markets. We operate more than 75 manufacturing, R&D and operations facilities in over 30 countries and employ approximately 10,000 associates within our four distinct business divisions. For more information about Huntsman, please visit the company's website at www.huntsman.com.


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