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Univar and stockholders .. to sell 35 million shares in total

US chemical firm Univar valued at $3bn in IPO

NEW YORK, June 18, 2015

Univar, one of the largest chemical distributors in North America, has priced its initial public offering at $22 per share on Wednesday, valuing the company at about $3.03 billion.

The IPO raised $770 million, after the initial public offering of 35 million shares was priced at the top end of the expected price range.

Univar said it would sell 20 million shares and certain other stockholders will sell 15 million shares.

The company expected the IPO to be priced between $20 and $22 per share.

Shares of the company, which is expected to start trading on Thursday, will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "UNVR."

Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs & Company and Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch were the lead underwriters.-Reuters




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