Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

June 2018

AkzoNobel to achieve number one position in Romania with acquisition of Fabryo 21 June 2018

AkzoNobel has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of Fabryo Corporation S.R.L. (Fabryo), becoming the leader in the Romanian decorative paints market.The transaction includes two production facilities and six distribution centers ...


Leading German paint manufacturer, J.W. Ostendorf, becomes part of the Hempel Group 4 June 2018

Hempel A/S has signed an agreement to acquire 65% of one of Germany’s leading manufacturers of decorative paint, J.W. Ostendorf (JWO). The investment in JWO is a significant reinforcement in Hempel’s third strategic business area – the decorative ...


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