Ecolab 8-K 2016
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) January 5, 2016
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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On January 5, 2016, Ecolab Inc. (Ecolab) announced it has deconsolidated its Venezuela operations, with the action to be reflected in Ecolabs special charges for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2015 and year-end 2015 balance sheet. A copy of the News Release issued by Ecolab in connection with this report under Item 2.02 is furnished and attached as Exhibit (99.1) and is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 of Form 8-K and should not be deemed to be filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
(99.1) Ecolab Inc. News Release dated January 5, 2016.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.