Acquisitions & Divestments

We have been streamlining our portfolio in order to focus on our three areas of competence.

Detailed information on the latest transactions can be found in the respective press releases. Former press releases are available in the News & Reports section.


Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2013

Acquisitions 2013
Divestments 2013

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2012

Acquisitions 2012
Divestments 2012

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2011

Acquisitions 2011
Divestments 2011

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2010

Acquisitions 2010
Divestments 2010

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2009

Acquisitions 2009
Divestments 2009

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2008

Acquisitions 2008
Divestments 2008

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2007-2010

Henkel's US subsidiary sells consumer adhesive brands
Henkel sells its businesses conducted under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green® and Easy Liner® brands in the U.S. and Canada to Shurtape Technologies, LLC, deconsolidation as of June 1, 2009 out of Adhesive Technologies.

Henkel divests Industrial Water Treatment Business

Henkel sells Industrial Water Treatment Business to BK Guilini as of January 14, 2008 out of Adhesives Technologies.

Sale of non core Laundry & Home Care businesses

Henkel sells its non-core Laundry & Home Care businesses to McBride, as April 14, 2007

Sale of oils and fats business

Henkel sells its Turkey-based oils and fats business, deconsolitdation as of April 1, 2007 out of Laundry & Home Care.

Sale of fine fragrances business

Henkel sells its Italien-based fine fragrance business to Italian investment group Investindustrial, deconsolidation as of April 1, 2007 out of Beauty Care.

Major Acquisitions and Divestments 2001 - 2006

Transactions 2006
Transactions 2005
Transactions 2004
Transactions 2003
Transactions 2002
Transactions 2001
Transactions 2000