ST. PAUL, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Ecolab Inc. announced that it has completed its merger with Nalco
Holding Company effective today. On November 30, 2011 shareholders of
both Ecolab and Nalco overwhelmingly approved the merger of the two
companies. Subsequently, Ecolab received the final remaining antitrust
Based on the closing date of the transaction, the deadline for former
Nalco stockholders to make their election to receive cash or shares of
Ecolab common stock in accordance with the merger agreement will be 5:00
p.m., New York City time, December 7, 2011.
With 2011 annualized sales of $11 billion and more than 38,000
employees, Ecolab Inc. (NYSE: ECL) is the global leader in water,
hygiene and energy technologies and services that provide and protect
clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments. Ecolab
delivers comprehensive programs and services to the food, energy,
healthcare, industrial and hospitality markets in more than 160
countries. More Ecolab news and information is available at www.ecolab.com.
Michael J. Monahan, 651-293-2809
Source: Ecolab Inc.
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