Croda International Plc

Croda is today hosting investor seminar focusing on Life Sciences

Croda International (CRDA), the name behind high performance ingredients and technologies that are relied on by industries and consumers everywhere, is today hosting an Investor Seminar in London on its Life Sciences sector. Senior members of the Group’s management team will provide a comprehensive overview of the sector, with a particular focus on the Health Care business. The Life Sciences …

Croda International Resilient performance despite subdued market conditions

Croda International Plc (LON: CRDA), the speciality chemical company that creates high performance ingredients and technologies relied upon by industries and consumers globally, has today announced its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2019. Group highlights (adjusted, constant currency): Core Business sales in line with prior year, despite subdued market conditions and strong prior year comparators …

Croda International Plc Delivered top line growth at industry leading margins to achieve superior returns

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA), the speciality chemical company that creates high performance ingredients and technologies relied upon by industries and consumers globally, today announced its full year results for the year ended 31 December 2018. Highlights Adjusted1 results Full year ended 31 December 2018 2017 % change % change constant rate2 Sales – Core Business3 £million 1,268.7 1,246.1 +1.8% +3.8% Operating …

Croda International Plc Acquisition of global vaccine adjuvant specialist

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA) today announced that a definitive agreement has been signed with Brenntag Nordic A/S to acquire Brenntag Biosector A/S. Biosector is a specialist in the manufacture and supply of adjuvants serving the human and veterinary vaccine market. The total consideration is €72 million in cash and the transaction is expected to close by the end of 2018. …

Croda International Plc Innovation driving continued sales momentum in Personal Care and Life Sciences

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA), the speciality chemical company that creates high performance ingredients and technologies relied upon by industries and consumers globally, today updated on its trading during the third quarter 2018, ended 30 September 2018.

Growing the Core – Core Business constant currency sales up 4.5%

The sales momentum seen in the first half of the year continued in Q3, with further growth across all regions and increased innovation. Constant currency sales grew by 3.4%, with the Core Business up 4.5%, driven by a strong performance in the Group’s consumer businesses. Core Business year to date growth was 4.7%. Sales of New and Protected Products (NPP) reached 28.4% of total sales, with double digit percentage growth in Personal Care and a robust pipeline of new opportunities and technologies across all sectors.

In reported currency, Q3 sales for the Group were 2.9% higher and up 0.5% year to date, with currency transl

Croda Europe Limited Update on strategy and reasons for changes to stated post-offer intentions of Plant Impact plc

Croda Europe Limited (LON:CRDA) today announced that further to the completion of its recommended cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Plant Impact plc, which was effected by way of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 on 28 March 2018, its board of directors has taken certain necessary courses of action which differ from the statements of intent made pursuant to Rules 2.7(c)(iv) and 24.2 of the Code, as set out in its announcement of 16 February 2018 and the scheme document published on 26 February 2018.

Reasons for changes to the Stated Intentions

As set out in the Offer Documentation, it was the Croda Europe Board’s intention, following completion of the Offer, to undertake an exercise to evaluate the market positioning and strategy of Plant Impact and how best to integrate Plant Impact, its activities and employees into the wider Croda group. This evaluation exercise is now com

Croda International Plc Strong first half performance

Croda International Plc (LON:CRDA), the speciality chemical company that creates high performance ingredients and technologies relied upon by industries and consumers globally, today announced its half year results for the six months ended 30 June 2018. Reported results Reported results (IFRS) Half year ended 30 June 2018 2017 % change Sales £million 702.8 707.3 (0.6)% Operating profit £million 174.3 174.1 …