DuPont completes spin-off of Chemours Company
Chemours begins “regular way” trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the symbol “CC”. DuPont common stockholders receive one share of common stock of Chemours for every five shares of DuPont common stock they held at 5:00 p.m. ET on June 23, 2015. DuPont common stockholders will receive cash in lieu of fractional shares of Chemours.
“Today’s successful spin-off advances DuPont’s transformation to a higher growth, higher value, global science and innovation company,” said DuPont Chair and Chief Executive Officer Ellen Kullman.
“We are now fully focused on markets where our science gives the company a distinct competitive advantage, enabling DuPont to drive higher, more stable growth.
“The next generation DuPont is leaner and more efficient, better able to capitalize on key capabilities that help solve major global challenges and enable our customers to provide plentiful, healthier food; renewably sourced advanced materials; ample energy; better infrastructure and transportation,” said Kullman.
“As we move forward, we are committed to continuing to execute our strategy to deliver value for shareholders today, while positioning DuPont for a successful future.” ■