|Traded as||FWB: LXS|
|Founded||July 1, 2004|
|Products||polymers, intermediates and Specialty chemicals|
Lanxess Aktiengesellschaft is a specialty chemicals company based in Cologne, Germany that was founded in 2004 via the spin-off of the chemicals division and parts of the polymers business from Bayer AG.
Shares in Lanxess AG were listed in Germany’s DAX from September 24, 2012 to September 21, 2015 and form part of MDAX, a midcap index. The company is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and FTSE4Good Index.
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