Issue Date: November 30, 2015
The Making Of MilliporeSigma
On Nov. 18, Merck KGaA closed on the biggest acquisition in its 347-year history: the $17.0 billion purchase of the research-chemical supply house Sigma-Aldrich.
Announced in September 2014, the deal took more than a year to close. A major impediment was concern by European Union regulators that Merck would have too much market share in Europe’s lab chemical market. It was removed in late October when Honeywell International . . .
To view the rest of this content, please log in with your ACS ID.
- Chemical & Engineering News
- ISSN 0009-2347
- Copyright © American Chemical Society