Clariant Closes Süd-Chemie Acquisition
Clariant AG, Muttenz, Switzerland, has completed the purchase of 96,15% of the shares in Süd-Chemie from One Equity Partners and the family shareholders.
Clariant will make a public offer to acquire the outstanding shares from Süd-Chemie minority shareholders. The overall transaction value amounts to approx. EUR 1.9 billion (CHF 2.5 billion).
By acquiring leading positions in the fields of process catalysts and adsorbent agents, Clariant is expanding its portfolio with two fast-growing business-units. Süd-Chemie also has a strong research and development organization focusing on market segments with significant growth potential.
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