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Georgia Gulf Says It’s Open to Talks With Westlake

February 01, 2012

(Corrects first paragraph to say Westlake isn’t seeking restrictive standstill provisions.)

Feb. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Georgia Gulf Corp. said it’s open to negotiations with Westlake Chemical Corp. and isn’t seeking standstill provisions that would prevent Westlake from taking control of the company or making nominations to the board in a “timely” fashion.

Georgia Gulf Chief Executive Officer Paul D. Carrico commented in a filing.

--Editor: Simon Casey

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