Ecolab Finalizes Sale of Holchem Group

June 1, 2020 Ecolab Finalizes Sale of Holchem Group

Ecolab Inc. has successfully completed the divestment of its Holchem Group Ltd. segment to biosecurity and food safety firm Kersia.

Ecolab originally acquired Holchem in December 2018 but was subject to clearance by the United Kingdom’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). The CMA ruled against Ecolab’s original purchase but has since approved the sale to Kersia. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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With annual sales of US$14 billion and more than 48,000 associates, Ecolab, Inc. specializes in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety, and infection prevention products and services in more than 170 countries. For more information, visit