Ecolab to Sell Surgical Solutions Business to Medline for $950 Million

May 1, 2024

Cleary Gottlieb is representing Ecolab Inc. (Ecolab) in the divestiture of its global surgical solutions business to Medline Industries LP (Medline) for approximately $950 million.

The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2024, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

Ecolab is a global sustainability leader offering water, hygiene, and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and the resources vital to life. Ecolab delivers comprehensive science-based solutions, data-driven insights, and world-class service to advance food safety, maintain clean and safe environments, and optimize water and energy use.

Medline is a medical supply manufacturer, distributor, and solutions provider across the continuum of care, including hospitals, nursing homes, surgery centers, physician offices, home care dealers, home health agencies, and retail outlets.