September 1, 2002

CANEC Inteational cracks top 10 in Chemical Week's ranking of M&A activity in it's recently released league table. Of the twenty nine deals valued at more than $25 Million each, completed in the first half of 2002, CANEC ranked # 9 in fees and # 7 in number of deals done. The transaction involving Multibase SA and Dow Coing was ranked 20th of all deals completed.