Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals, Incorporated
FTC Matter/File Number:

0210100

Docket Number:

C-4073

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

Dainippon agreed to divest the perylene business of its U.S. subsidiary, Sun Chemical Corporation, to Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc. and Ciba Specialty Chemicals Corporation to settle allegations that its proposed acquisition of Bayer Corporation's high-performance pigment manufacturing facility would eliminate competition in the highly concentrated world market for perylenes -organic pigments used to impart unique shades of red color to products, including coatings, plastics and fibers.