ERJ staff report (DS)
Copenhagen -- Shareholders of Danisco have agreed overwhelmingly to sell their company to DuPont. DuPont said is has been offered over 92 perent of shares in Danisco. Danisco owns Genencor, which is developing a bio-sourced isoprene monomer with Goodyear Inc.
â€œWe are delighted that the tender has been successful and we can move on to the process of integrating Danisco into DuPont,â€ said DuPont Chair & CEO Ellen Kullman. â€œDanisco's attractive speciality food ingredients businesses and Genencor's leading industrial enzymes complement DuPont's own Nutrition & Health and Applied BioSciences offerings. This combination will create an industry leader in industrial biosciences and nutrition and health.
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Press release from DuPont