Sika is selling admixture businesses in North America, Europe, and Australia and New Zealand which generated 850 million Swiss francs ($860 million) of sales to satisfy regulators looking into its acquisition of the rest of MBCC, the former construction chemicals business of BASF.
"We have a nice line-up of interested parties for this divestment," Hasler said at the Sika investor day. "We see high interest and are confident of finding a competent buyer in the first half of next year."
($1 = 0.9881 Swiss francs)
(Reporting by John Revill; Editing by Michael Shields)