Specialty chemical maker Albemarle Corp. and acquisition target Rockwood Holdings have both set Nov. 14 as the date of shareholder votes on the $6.2 billion cash-and-stock deal.
Both meetings will begin at 8 a.m. Albemarle’s meeting will be held at the company’s headquarters at 451 Florida St. in Baton Rouge. Rockwood shareholders will meet at the company’s headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey.
Albemarle has offered $50.65 in cash and 0.48 shares of Albemarle stock for each share of Rockwood. The deal has already cleared the federally mandated antitrust review waiting period.