ST. PAUL, Minn.-- Ecolab, the cleaning, food safety and pest-control services company, is buying the specialty chemical company Champion Technologies in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $2.2 billion.
Oct 12- Cleaning services company Ecolab Inc. Ecolab said Champion's technology and products were complementary to its services in the offshore and international energy markets. Champion competes with companies such as Schlumberger NV, Halliburton Co and Baker Hughes Inc.
NEW YORK, Oct 2- Dutch brewer Heineken raised US $3.25 bn from a four-part bond offering in style by establishing a new record for the lowest coupon paid by a Triple B issuer for three- and five-year bonds. The company was in the market to take out a EUR2.5bn bridge loan for its acquisition of Asia Pacific Breweries.
Oct 2- Dutch brewer Heineken's US $3.25 bn four-part issue is likely to set records for the lowest coupons paid by a Triple B rated issuer for three and five-year bonds, sources said on Tuesday. Heineken is in the process of completing a deal that was launched earlier on Tuesday to take out a EUR2.5bn bridge loan to fund its acquisition of Asia Pacific Breweries.
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