Henkel to Acquire Sun for $3.6 Billion in Biggest U.S. Deal

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  • Henkel buys fabric-softener maker from Vestar Capital fund
  • Deal gives German company No. 2 position in U.S. laundry care

Henkel AG agreed to buy laundry-detergents maker Sun Products Corp. for $3.6 billion as Chief Executive Officer Hans Van Bylen marked his first weeks at the helm with the German company’s biggest U.S. acquisition.

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