Press & News 2008

November 06, 2008

SKion GmbH Offer for Acquisition of ALTANA Shares

Today SKion GmbH informed us about their decision to make an offer for the acquisition of shares in ALTANA AG. 

November 05, 2008

ALTANA continues its growth course

Sales: plus 7 percent, Earnings (EBITDA): plus 18 percent, Outlook revised and increased

August 08, 2008

ALTANA posts robust growth in the first six months of 2007

Sales: +7 percent, Earnings (EBITDA): +22 percent, Optimistic outlook is updated

August 07, 2008

ALTANA reports sales and earnings growth in the first half of 2008

Sales: up 2 percent (4 percent operating growth), EBITDA: up 13 percent; EBITDA margin at high level, Burdens due to exchange rate effects 

June 17, 2008

ELANTAS announces price increase in Europe

ELANTAS Electrical Insulation is announcing price increases for its wire enamel product line in Europe of 6% starting ... 

May 05, 2008

ALTANA Annual General Meeting approves dividend proposal

Regular dividend of €0.25 , Special dividend of €0.26, Payout ratio of 33%, Total dividend payment of just under €70 million 

April 29, 2008

ALTANA reports positive business performance in the first quarter of 2008

Sales: plus 3 percent (operating growth: plus 5 percent), EBITDA: plus 16 percent, Positive earnings outlook confirmed 

April 26, 2008

The new ALTANA starts with good First Quarter 2007

- Sales: +7 percent
- Earnings (EBITDA): +23 percent
- Optimistic outlook for 2007

April 26, 2008

ALTANA seeks delisting in the U.S.

ALTANA seeks delisting in the U.S.  

March 18, 2008

ALTANA AG reports excellent business year 2007

- Dynamic growth in sales and earnings
- Dividend proposal: €0.25 per share
- Special dividend: €0.26 per share
- Positive outlook for the business year 2008 

March 03, 2008

Alliance project for printed electronics launched -
Radio frequency identification tags: the next generation

Joint press release from PolyIC, BASF, Evonik Industries, Elantas Beck and Siemens  

February 01, 2008

Underwriters Laboratories (UL) to Qualify ELANTAS Beck India Lab for Testing to UL Standards

Underwriters Laboratories (UL), one of the world's largest Certification Organization, today announced that it has qualified and accredited the In-house Laboratory of ELANTAS Beck India Ltd. ... 

January 31, 2008

ALTANA reports successful business year 2007

Excellent start as pure specialty chemicals company
Sales: €1,380 million (+ 7%)
EBITDA: €248 million (+ 33%)