Press Releases

DOW AND DUPONT RECEIVE CONDITIONAL REGULATORY APPROVAL IN BRAZIL FOR PROPOSED MERGER OF EQUALS

WILMINGTON, Del. and MIDLAND, Mich., May 17, 2017– DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger of equals.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR DOWDUPONT

WILMINGTON, Del. and MIDLAND, Mich., May 11, 2017– DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced the members of the Board of Directors for the proposed merger of equals transaction of the two companies.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE AMENDMENTS TO TRANSACTION MERGER AGREEMENT

WILMINGTON, Del. and MIDLAND, Mich., May 2, 2017– DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger of equals.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE AMENDMENTS TO TRANSACTION MERGER AGREEMENT

WILMINGTON, Del. and MIDLAND, Mich., May 2, 2017– DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger of equals.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE AMENDMENTS TO TRANSACTION MERGER AGREEMENT

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI — March 31, 2017 — DuPont (NYSE: DD) and Dow (NYSE: Dow) today announced several amendments to the companies’ transaction agreement involving the proposed merger of equals and intended subsequent separation into three independent publicly traded companies.

DOW AND DUPONT RECEIVE CONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM EUROPEAN COMMISSION FOR PROPOSED MERGER OF EQUALS

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, March 27, 2017 — DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional regulatory clearance in Europe of the companies’ proposed merger of equals.

DOW AND DUPONT STATEMENT REGARDING PHASE II REVIEW BY EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, August 11, 2016 — DuPont (NYSE: DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) confirmed today that the European Commission (EC) has initiated a Phase II review for the proposed merger of equals transaction of the two companies. As stated previously, the companies expected a thorough review and are working closely with relevant regulators, including the EC. The companies continue to believe the merger is procompetitive and good for customers and consumers.

DOW AND DUPONT STOCKHOLDERS APPROVE MERGER

Companies Achieve Key Milestone in Merger and Subsequent Intended Separation into Three Highly Focused, Independent Companies

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, July 20, 2016 — DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) announced that, at their respective special meetings of stockholders held today, stockholders of both companies have voted to approve all stockholder proposals necessary to complete the merger of equals transaction – a key milestone in the process to merge the two companies and subsequently pursue the intended spins of three highly focused, independent companies. The companies expect the merger transaction to close in the second half of 2016, subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE DOWDUPONT INC. FORM S-4 REGISTRATION STATEMENT DECLARED EFFECTIVE BY SEC

Special Meetings of DuPont and Dow Stockholders to Vote on Proposed Merger Scheduled for July 20, 2016

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, June 10, 2016 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced that the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) by DowDuPont Inc. (“DowDuPont”) on March 1, 2016, as amended, was declared effective on June 9, 2016. The registration statement was filed in connection with the proposed merger of equals of Dow and DuPont and includes a joint proxy statement of Dow and DuPont and a prospectus of DowDuPont.

DOW AND DUPONT ANNOUNCE SENIOR LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS FOR DOWDUPONT

Key Milestone in Proposed Merger of Equals and Intended Creation of
Three Industry-Leading Companies

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, May 23, 2016 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced senior leadership appointments for DowDuPont Inc. (“DowDuPont”), following the consummation of the proposed merger of equals.

DUPONT, DOW ANNOUNCE SITE STRUCTURE OF INTENDED INDEPENDENT AGRICULTURE COMPANY

Delaware to Serve as Corporate Headquarters; Iowa and Indiana to Serve as Global Business Centers; Intended Independent Company will be a U.S. Based Global Leader in Agriculture and Deliver Greater Value, Innovation, and Choice for Growers Worldwide; Structure Consistent with DowDuPont Strategic and Financial Objectives, Including Previously Stated $1.3 Billion in Agriculture Company Synergies; Headquarters of the Material Science Company, to Be Named Dow, and the Specialty Products Company Reconfirmed as Midland, Michigan and Wilmington, Delaware, Respectively

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, Feb. 19, 2016 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced the U.S. site structure for the global agriculture leader the companies intend to create following the planned separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies.

DUPONT AND DOW TO COMBINE IN MERGER OF EQUALS

Will Create Highly Focused Leading Businesses in Agriculture, Material Science and Specialty Products; Intend to Subsequently Spin Into Three Independent, Publicly Traded Companies

Wilmington, DE and Midland, MI, December 11, 2015 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) today announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded companies through tax-free spin-offs.

DowDuPont-Handshake

Edward D. Breen, Chairman and CEO of DuPont, and
Andrew N. Liveris, President Chairman and CEO of Dow