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Acquisitions & Divestments

Alongside organic growth, acquisitions will continue to be an integral part of our strategy.

Our assessment of potential acquisitions is based on whether the targets are available, fit Henkel’s strategy, and are financially attractive. The focus in the Adhesive Technologies business unit is on expanding technology leadership, whereas in the Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care business units, we will be striving to strengthen our categories.

We enhanced our global footprint through a number of targeted acquisitions. Detailed information on the transactions can be found in the respective news release, which is available under Investor Relations News.

Acquisitions 2017

Business Unit

Object

Country/Region

Annual sales1

Completion on

Purchase price

Adhesive TechnologiesAcquisition of outstanding non-controlling shares in Shanghai Henkel Xianghua Adhesives Co. Ltd, Shanghai, increasing ownership to 100 percentChina-06/01/17~8 MEUR
Adhesive TechnologiesAcquisition of Darex Packaging Technologies from GCP Applied Technologies, high-performance sealants and coatingsUSA260 MEUR07/03/17938 MEUR
Adhesive TechnologiesAcquisition Sonderhoff Holding GmbH, industrial gasketing solutionsGermany~60 MEUR07/03/17119 MEUR
Beauty CareAcquisition Nattura Laboratories, hair salon businessMexico / USA~120 MEUR09/01/17392 MEUR
Adhesive TechnologiesAcquisition of outstanding non-controlling shares in Henkel Polybit Industries Ltd., Umm al-QuwainUnited Arab Emirates-Q3/2017~140 MEUR
Beauty CareAcquisition of Zotos International, hair salon businessUSA~210 MEUR12/28/17403 MEUR
Beauty CareAcquisition of outstanding non-controlling shares in Eczacibasi Schwarzkopf, Istanbul, increasing ownership to 100 percentTurkey-Q4/2017~3 MEUR
1 Proforma Sales 2017.

Divestments 2017

Business Unit

Object

Country/Region

Annual sales

Completion on

Sale price

Adhesive TechnologiesDivestment of professional Western European building material businessWestern Europe-01/01/17-
Adhesive TechnologiesDivestment of global electronic mold compound business, incl. Henkel Huawei Electronics, the company in LianyungangChina-04/01/17~34 MEUR

Additional Documents

  • Acquisitions 2018
  • Acquisitions 2017
  • Acquisitions 2016
  • Acquisitions 2015
  • Acquisitions 2014

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