Feb 1, 2017
Ecolab Closes on Purchase of Anios
ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ecolab Inc. announced today that it has closed on its previously
announced acquisition of Laboratoires Anios. Based in Lille, France,
Anios is a leading hygiene and disinfection products manufacturer
primarily for the healthcare market. 2016 sales of the acquired business
were approximately €228 million ($245 million). The total transaction
consideration, including satisfaction of outstanding debt, was
approximately €750 million ($800 million).
A trusted partner at more than one million customer locations, Ecolab
(ECL) is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and
services that protect people and vital resources. With 2015 sales of
$13.5 billion and 47,000 associates, Ecolab delivers comprehensive
solutions and on-site service to promote safe food, maintain clean
environments, optimize water and energy use and improve operational
efficiencies for customers in the food, healthcare, energy, hospitality
and industrial markets in more than 170 countries around the world. For
more Ecolab news and information, visit www.ecolab.com.
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Andrew Hedberg, 651-250-2185
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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