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'Two Davids' tread in father-in-law's footsteps in bid to halt Clariant deal

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By John MillerZURICH (Reuters) - Following a formula pioneered by their corporate raider father-in-law, two men are stirring up the chemicals sector with a push to halt Clariant's $20 billion merger with Huntsman.Known as the "two Davids", David Winter and David Millstone are married to Samuel Heyman's daughters and manage the privately held, multi-billion-dollar business empire he established before he died in 2009.With investor Keith Meister, their 40 North fund is likely to have already made money on what is now a 10 percent stake in Clariant, with the Swiss group's shares up 5.6 percent ...

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 19:16 IST