Germany's Henkel buys French laundry products group

FRANKFURT, June 5 Thu Jun 5, 2014 12:58am EDT

FRANKFURT, June 5 (Reuters) - German consumer goods group Henkel & Co has agreed to buy French laundry product group Spotless in a deal worth around 940 million euros ($1.28 billion), it said on Thursday.

The company was sold by private equity firm BC Partners, Henkel said on a statement.

($1 = 0.7341 euros) (Reporting by Victoria Bryan; Editing by Matt Driskill)

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