Sika AG : SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF AKZONOBEL Sika AG / SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF AKZONOBEL . Processed and transmitted by Thomson Reuters ONE. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Sika has made a binding offer of CHF 320 million to acquire the Building Adhesives Business of the Dutch company AkzoNobel. With annual sales of CHF 228 million, AkzoNobel Building Adhesives is a top-three player in its core European markets and employs 550 people. With this acquisition, Sika will increase its product offering for interior finishing in the Flooring, Sealing & Bonding and Refurbishment markets. The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2013. The Building Adhesives Business of AkzoNobel has a strong focus on the premium segment through its leading brands Schönox, Cégécol, Casco, Synteko and EriKeeper. With two production sites in Germany and France and a pan-European distribution network with nine distribution centers, it supplies its customers with successful and highly innovative products. SIKA AG Zugerstrasse 50 CONTACT Dominik Slappnig CH-6341 Baar, Corporate Communications & Switzerland TELEPHONE Investor Relations www.sika.com E-MAIL +41 58 436 68 21 firstname.lastname@example.org Sika AG Corporate Profile Sika AG, located in Baar, Switzerland, is a globally active specialty chemicals company. Sika supplies the building and construction industry as well as manufacturing industries (automotive, bus, truck, rail, solar and wind power plants, façades). Sika's product lines feature high-quality concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring as well as roofing and waterproofing systems. Worldwide local presence in 80 countries and some 15,200 employees link customers directly to Sika and guarantee the success of all partners. Sika generated annual sales of CHF 4,829 million in 2012. The media release can be downloaded from the following link: Media Release ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Sika AG via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1721861 --- End of Message --- Sika AG Zugerstrasse 50 Baar WKN: 858573;ISIN: CH0000587979;
Sika AG : SIKA HAS MADE AN OFFER FOR THE BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS OF AKZONOBEL
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