DuPont de Nemours Inc. is planning deals that would remake the famed chemicals company, according to people familiar with the matter, following years of subpar performance in its shares.
DuPont DD, +2.34% is nearing a deal to buy Rogers Corp. ROG, +3.54%, an electronics-materials specialist with a market value of nearly $4 billion, the people said. It also plans to review alternatives for its unit specializing in materials used in the automotive industry, they said.
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