Platform Specialty Products Corporation
Dec 19, 2017
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Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Common Stock Purchases by Martin E. Franklin and Berggruen Holdings, Ltd.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) ("Platform") announces the recent purchase of shares of Platform's common stock by its Chairman, Martin E. Franklin, and Berggruen Holdings, Ltd. ("Berggruen Holdings"). Mr. Franklin and Berggruen Holdings each purchased 500,000 shares. Nicolas Berggruen, a director of Platform, is one of the directors of Berggruen Holdings. Yesterday, Mr. Franklin filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission announcing these open market purchases.

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Platform is a global, diversified producer of high-technology specialty chemicals and a provider of technical services. The business involves the formulation of a broad range of solutions-oriented specialty chemicals, which are sold into multiple industries, including automotive, agriculture, animal health, electronics, graphic arts, and offshore oil and gas production and drilling. More information on Platform is available at


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