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Jan
11
2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Redemption of All Outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes Due 2019

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding 3.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (CUSIP No. 012725AB3, ISIN No.
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Jan
10
2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Pricing and Expiration of Any and All Tender Offers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle "), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, today announced the pricing, as set forth in the table below, and expiration of its previously announced tender offers (the "
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Jan
04
2017

Albemarle Corporation Announces Tender Offers for Certain Outstanding Debt Securities

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) (the " Company " or " Albemarle ") today announced that it has commenced tender offers to purchase for cash any and all of the debt securities listed in the first table below and up to a maximum repurchase amount of
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Jan
04
2017

Albemarle receives final approval to expand lithium operations in Chile

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation  (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has agreed, effective December 30, 2016 , to amend its lithium production rights
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Jan
03
2017

Albemarle completes acquisition of lithium salts production assets in Asia

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company and leader in the production of lithium and lithium derivatives, announced today that it has successfully completed the acquisition of the Jiangxi Jiangli New Materials Science
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Dec
14
2016

Albemarle completes sale of Chemetall Surface Treatment business

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today the successful completion of the previously announced sale of its Chemetall™ Surface Treatment business and related assets to BASF for proceeds of
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Dec
02
2016

Albemarle price increases for select brominated products

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today that effective January 1, 2017 , or as contracts allow, it will increase the price of select brominated flame retardants and bromine derivatives by
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Nov
30
2016

Tianqi gives notice to exercise option for indirect minority interest in Albemarle subsidiary

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a premier specialty chemicals company, announced today that Tianqi Lithium Corporation (Tianqi) has given notice of its decision to exercise an option to acquire a 20% indirect ownership interest in Rockwood Lithium
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Nov
07
2016

Albemarle board of directors elects Luke Kissam as chairman

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its decision to elect president and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , as chairman, effective November 7, 2016 .
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Nov
07
2016

Albemarle reports third quarter 2016 results and raises full year guidance

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Third quarter 2016 highlights: Third quarter earnings were $128.2 million , or $1.13 per diluted share, an increase of 96% over the prior year Adjusted net income from continuing operations was $102.7 million , or $0.91 per diluted share, an increase
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Nov
04
2016

Albemarle Corporation to host 2017 Investor Day in New York City

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB), a leader in the global specialty chemicals industry, announced today its plans to host an Investor Day on Thursday, March 16, 2017 , in New York City . President and chief executive officer, Luke Kissam , and
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Nov
03
2016

Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.305 per share.  The dividend is payable January 2, 2017 , to shareholders of record at the close of business as of December 15, 2016 .
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