AkzoNobel and Axalta resume merger talks

Dutch daily De Financieele Telegraaf today has reported that Akzo Nobel and Axalta Coating Systems are in talks for a merger again. The newspaper has quoted a statement by Akzo’s chairman Antony Burgmans on the issue. The talks between the companies’ managements came to a halt two months ago, as AkzoNobel started negotiating with Japan-based Nippon Paint.

(Source: De Financieele Telegraaf)