Joko Widodo

Meet the Obama of Indonesia

Joko Widodo—one of Fortune’s 50 World’s Greatest Leaders—is declared President-elect of Indonesia. Now he just needs his opponent to concede.

Baton Rouge-based Albemarle has its sights on Lithium-ion batteries

Albemarle to pay $6.2 billion to buy Rockwood

Albemarle Corp. has agreed to pay about $6.2 billion in a cash-and-stock offer to acquire Rockwood Holdings Inc., a deal that will combine two of the world’s largest specialty chemicals producers as they angle to further penetrate the lithium-based energy storage products industry and other new technologies. Under the terms of the deal, Rockwood shareholders […]