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BRIEF-Merck's Sigma-Aldrich sells some assets to Honeywell
October 20, 2015 / 10:09 AM / 2 years ago

BRIEF-Merck's Sigma-Aldrich sells some assets to Honeywell

Oct 20 (Reuters) - Merck KGaA

* Says Sigma-Aldrich has agreed to sell parts of solvents business to Honeywell

* Asset sale includes Sigma-Aldrich’s solvents and inorganics business in Europe

* Sale part of commitments Merck has made to receive European Union antitrust approval for $17 billion acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich

* Transaction is a final step towards winning of EU antitrust approval for acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich

* Continues to expect closing of Sigma-Aldrich takeover by end of November 2015 Source text: news.merck.de/EMD/CC/NewsRelease.nsf/0/5B3334524259E54BC1257EE40 0333BE5/$FILE/PM_20102015_EN.pdf Further company coverage:

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