Sherwin-Williams to Acquire Valspar in $9.3 Billion Paint Deal

  • Combination creates the world's largest coatings company
  • Deal helps Sherwin-Williams expand outside U.S., CEO says

Sherwin-Williams Co., the largest U.S. paint retailer, said it agreed to buy rival Valspar Corp. for about $9.3 billion in cash to become the world’s biggest coatings maker.

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