6 May 2024

Ecolab to sell surgical solutions business to Medline for USD 950 million

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De Brauw acted as Dutch counsel to Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL) in the divestiture of its global surgical solutions business to Medline Industries LP for approximately USD 950 million.

The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Ecolab is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life. Ecolab delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights, and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use.

Medline is a medical supply manufacturer, distributor, and solutions provider across the continuum of care, including hospitals, nursing homes, surgery centers, physician offices, home care dealers, home health agencies, and retail outlets.