Basf comunica di aver siglato con Henkel un accordo in base al quale intende acquisire il ramo europeo nord – occidentale di quest'ultima, che produce materiali da costruzione tra i quali impianti a pavimento, rivestimenti e guarnizioni.
Di seguito uno stralcio del comunicato stampa:
BASF intends to acquire Henkel’s professional Western European Building Material Business
- Integration of Thomsit and the Ceresit flooring, tiling and waterproofing business in Western Europe into PCI Group
- Unna site will be leased for a period of two to three years; thereafter operations will be continued at other PCI sites
BASF and Henkel have signed an agreement under which BASF intends to acquire Henkel’s professional Western European flooring, tiling and waterproofing business in order to strengthen its portfolio in Construction Chemicals.
The transaction includes Henkel’s flooring business sold under the Thomsit brand and the Thomsit trademark globally. Also part of the transaction is Henkel’s flooring, tiling and waterproofing business in Western Europe, currently sold by specialized retailers or under the Ceresit brand. BASF and Henkel have agreed that BASF will use the Ceresit trademark for the Western European business in the categories of tiling and waterproofing. Main markets are Germany and Benelux. Total revenue for the business being acquired is in a higher double-digit million euro range. BASF intends to integrate the acquired business into PCI Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BASF and part of its Construction Chemicals division. PCI Group has a leading position in the German market for tile fixing systems.
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