Akzo Nobel publishes 2007 pro forma quarterly figures
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, April 18, 2008 - Akzo Nobel N.V. has
today provided the financial market with pro forma 2007 quarterly
results for its continuing operations.
The figures reflect the new business areas structure of Decorative
Paints, Performance Coatings and Specialty Chemicals, following the
completion of the ICI acquisition on January 2, 2008.
The results also incorporate the geographical revenue reporting
structure within the Decorative Paints business area - Europe, the
Americas and Asia. In addition, the former Regional & Industrial
business has been renamed Chemicals Pakistan.
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Note to editors
Akzo Nobel is one of the world's leading industrial companies. We are
the largest global coatings manufacturer and the number one in
decorative paints and performance coatings, as well as being a major
worldwide supplier of specialty chemicals.
We employ around 60,000 people in more than 80 countries and are
committed to developing innovative products and cutting-edge
sustainable technologies. We endeavor to deliver whatever our
customers require, wherever and whenever they need it. Based in the
Netherlands, Akzo Nobel is a Fortune Global 500 company and is listed
on the Euronext Amsterdam stock exchange. We are the Chemicals
industry leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, as well as
being included on the FTSE4Good Index. Pro forma combined revenue for
2007 totaled EUR 14.4 billion. The financial results for the first
quarter will be published on May 7, 2008.
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