Cleaning products giant Ecolab (ECL) is poised to buy Nalco Holding (NLC), a maker of chemicals...

|About: Ecolab Inc. (ECL)|By:, SA News Editor

Cleaning products giant Ecolab (ECL) is poised to buy Nalco Holding (NLC), a maker of chemicals for water treatment, pollution control and energy conservation, for around $5B, sources say. The total enterprise value, including net debt, is around $8B, and the deal could be announced as soon as this morning.