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COVINGTON, Ky., July 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The following was issued today by Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH): Fiscal 2005: June quarter highlights * Completion of MAP Transaction results in a $1.5 billion net gain * Operating income up 40 percent to a record $410 million * Chemical Sector operating income up 40 percent
COVINGTON, Ky., July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that its board of directors in separate actions authorized the purchase of its common shares in an amount up to $270 million and declared the regular quarterly dividend of 27.5 cents per common share on the company's stock, equivalent to an annual dividen...
DUBLIN, Ohio, July 12, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- John C. Noal, vice president and managing director for Valvoline Europe, Middle East and Africa, has been given increased responsibilities by Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) as director of Ashland's European Shared Business Services (ESBS), effective August 1. He will also lead the As...
COVINGTON, Ky., July 11, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced that on Monday, July 25, at 12:45 p.m. (EDT), it will conduct a live audio webcast of its third-quarter earnings presentation to the investment community. The presentation will cover results for the quarter ended June 30, the third qua...
COVINGTON, Ky., July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) received notification recently that it is now listed under a new sub-industry group by Standard and Poor's (S&P). S&P, a global provider of independent credit ratings, indices, risk evaluation, investment research, data and valuations, now lists Ashland in the (1...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) today announced the completion of its previously announced agreement with Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) to transfer Ashland's 38-percent interest in Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC (MAP) and two other businesses to Marathon Oil Corporation in a transaction valued a...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") announced today that it extended and has completed its previously announced tender offers and consent solicitations in respect of each of the following of its notes (having the CUSIP Nos. specified in the table below): 6.625% Senior Notes, 8.80% Debentures, S...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 29, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Shareholders of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) at a special meeting today approved the previously announced agreement to transfer Ashland's 38-percent interest in Marathon Ashland Petroleum LLC (MAP) and two other businesses to Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) in a transaction ...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") announced today that each of the previously announced tender offers set forth in Ashland's Offer to Purchase and Consent Solicitation Statement and related Letter of Transmittal and Consent dated June 1, 2005 (the "Offer to Purchase") in respect of the follow...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") announced today the following reference yields and total purchase prices in respect of each of the following of its notes (having the CUSIP Nos. specified in the table below): 6.625% Senior Notes, 8.80% Debentures, 9.35% Series B Medium-Term Notes, 9.20% Seri...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) ("Ashland") announced today that as of 5:00 p.m., New York time on June 15, 2005, it has received irrevocable consents to proposed amendments in respect of series of notes representing approximately 98.7% of the aggregate principal amount of debt issued and outstanding a...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announces that Kimberlee A. Sinclair has been named communications manager for Europe, a new role based at the company's European Shared Business Services (ESBS) center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, effective August 1. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/p...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Paul DeVivo has been named vice president for Ashland Specialty Chemical's Water Technologies International businesses, effective August 1. The announcement was made by Len R. Gelosa, senior vice president, Water Technologies, Ashland Specialty Chemical, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), to whom DeVivo ...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michael J. Shannon has been promoted to executive vice president for Ashland's Chemical Sector global supply chain, effective August 1. The announcement was made by Gary A. Cappeline, president and chief operating officer of the Chemical Sector of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), to whom Shannon will re...
COVINGTON, Ky., June 2, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- Peter H. Rijneveldshoek has been named senior vice president for Ashland Specialty Chemical's Thermoset Resins businesses, effective August 1. The announcement was made by Gary A. Cappeline, president and chief operating officer of the Chemical Sector of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: AS...
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