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Prospectuses and communications, business combinations

Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act of 1933,

as amended, and deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12

under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended

The following is the text of a website that is being maintained at www.edocumentview.com/dowexchange in connection with The Dow Chemical Company’s offer to exchange all shares of common stock of Blue Cube Spinco Inc. for common stock of The Dow Chemical Company.

Based on the final count by the exchange agent, a total of 161,106,659 shares of TDCC common stock were validly tendered in the exchange offer, including 341,686 shares tendered by shareholders who qualified for and elected odd-lot treatment. Shareholders who selected odd-lot treatment were not subject to proration, and their shares were fully accepted in the offer. All remaining tendered shares of TDCC common stock were accepted in the exchange on a pro rata basis using the final proration factor of 21.00 percent. Shares of TDCC common stock that were validly tendered but not accepted for exchange will be returned to tendering shareholders.

Dow accepted 34,108,738 shares of TDCC common stock for exchange in the offer.

Final Exchange Ratio and Mandatory Extension

The final exchange ratio is 2.9318 shares of Splitco common stock for each share of TDCC common stock validly tendered and not properly withdrawn. As a result, TDCC shareholders who tendered their shares of TDCC common stock in the exchange offer will receive approximately 2.5648 shares of Olin common stock (subject to receipt of cash in lieu of fractional shares) for each share of TDCC common stock accepted for exchange.

Because the upper limit is in effect, the exchange offer has been automatically extended to 8:00 a.m., New York City time, on October 5, 2015.

Investor Information

On September 2, 2015, The Dow Chemical Company (“TDCC”) commenced an exchange offer related to the split-off of the Dow Chlorine Products Business. TDCC is offering to exchange all issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Blue Cube Spinco Inc. (“Splitco common stock”) for shares of TDCC common stock validly tendered and not properly withdrawn, as described in further detail in the Prospectus of Blue Cube Spinco Inc. (“Splitco”), dated September 2, 2015 (the “Prospectus”).

In the transactions, immediately following the consummation of this exchange offer, a special purpose merger subsidiary of Olin Corporation (“Olin”) will be merged with and into Splitco, and Splitco, as the surviving company, will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Olin (the “Merger”). In the Merger, each issued and outstanding share of Splitco common stock will be converted into the right to receive 0.87482759 shares of common stock of Olin (“Olin common stock”). Accordingly, shares of Splitco common stock will not be transferred to participants in this exchange offer; such participants will instead receive shares of Olin common stock in the Merger. No trading market currently exists or will ever exist for shares of Splitco common stock.

The value of TDCC common stock and Splitco common stock (by reference to Olin common stock) will be determined by TDCC by reference to the simple arithmetic average of the daily volume-weighted average prices (“VWAP”) on each of the last three trading days of the exchange offer period (not including the expiration date) as it may be voluntarily extended, but not including the last two trading days that are part of any Mandatory Extension (as described in the...


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