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DALLAS — Tissue and paper giant Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB) is looking to expand its sales in Asia. Company officials said in a prepared statement on Wednesday that they will acquire an additional 45 percent in their Australian subsidiary — Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty. Ltd — in a move that will give the toilet paper giant complete ownership of the subsidiary. Just 11 months ago, the company upped its ownership of the subsidiary to 55 percent. K-C officials are expected to pay $697.5 million to take complete ownership of the subsidiary by the end of June. Kimberly-Clark Chairman/CEO Wayne R. Sanders said in a press release that the acquisition will bolster the company''s growth potential in the Asia-Pacific region.