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Acquisition Completed ERCA Química's Sepciality Chemicals Branch now a Solvay Business

| Editor: Dominik Stephan

Solvay has completed the acquisition of the specialty chemical assets of ERCA Química of Brazil: This takeover will enable the Belgian company to more than double its surfactant production capacity in Brazil.

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Solvay takes over the speciality chemicals business of ERCA, Brazil.
Solvay takes over the speciality chemicals business of ERCA, Brazil.
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Brussels/Belgium; Rio de Janeiro/Brazil – The acquisition's conclusion comes one month after the Brazilian competition authority CADE cleared the transaction between Solvay's global business unit Novecare and ERCA, based in Itatiba city in the state of Sao Paulo. The transaction includes ERCA's local specialty chemical assets, its portfolio of agrochemicals as well as home & personal care products, which strengthens Novecare's commercial network, closeness to customers and innovation pipeline.

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