Henkel signs back-to-back agreement with Akzo Nobel
Important step towards acquisition of National Starch businesses
The transaction value of these businesses is 2.7 billion GBP (close to 4 billion euros). The National Starch businesses to be acquired realized sales of about 1.26 billion GBP (about 1.85 billion euros) in 2006.
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