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Borealis to acquire NOVA Chemicals ownership interest in Novealis Joint Venture

9 January / 2020

Borealis AG (“Borealis”) and NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) today announced they have reached an agreement for Borealis to buy NOVA Chemicals’ 50% ownership interest in Novealis Holdings LLC (“Novealis”).

Formed in 2018, Novealis is the joint venture between affiliates of Borealis and NOVA Chemicals, which subsequently formed a 50/50 joint venture with an affiliate of Total S.A. to launch Bayport Polymers LLC (“Baystar”) in Houston, Texas, US.

Closing of the acquisition is subject to customary regulatory approvals and other conditions but is not subject to any financing condition. The parties expect the transaction to close in the first half of 2020.

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For further information, please contact:

Borealis NOVA Chemicals
Virginia Mesicek
Senior Manager a.i., External Communications
tel.: +43 1 22 400 772 (Vienna, Austria)
e-mail: virginia.mesicek@borealisgroup.com
Media Relations:
Jennifer Nanz,
Director, Communications
e-mail: Jennifer.Nanz@Novachem.com
  Investors Relations:
Patty Masry,
Financial Reporting & Investor Relations Manager
e-mail: Patty.Masry@Novachem.com

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