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Borealis and ADNOC Announce the Intention To Float a 10% Stake of Borouge

Borealis AG (Borealis) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) today announced the Intention To Float (ITF) a 10% stake in their Joint Venture Borouge. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, Borouge is a world-leading provider of innovative and differentiated polyolefin solutions.

For more information, go to Borouge IPO | Disclaimer

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Notes to Editors:

  • Borouge consists of Borouge ADP (Production company) and Borouge Pte (Sales and Marketing company).
  • ADNOC holds 60% in Borouge ADP, with Borealis holding 40%. Both companies have a 50% shareholding in Borouge Pte.
Media Contacts
Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation
+43 1 22 400 772
media@borealisgroup.com
Elisabeth Schopf
Group Funding Manager

Media contacts:

Borealis:
Media Relations:
Virginia Wieser
Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Brand & Reputation
tel.: +43 1 22 400 772 (Vienna, Austria)
e-mail: virginia.wieser@borealisgroup.com
Investor Relations:
Elisabeth Schopf
Group Funding Manager
tel.: +43 1 22 400 707 (Vienna, Austria)
e-mail: elisabeth.schopf@borealisgroup.com
ADNOC:
Oliver Thompson
Manager, Financial Communications
tel.: +971 (0) 2 707 5950 (Abu Dhabi, UAE)
e-mail: media@adnoc.ae
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