Brazil's Hypermarcas sells contraception unit to RB for 675 mln reais

viernes 29 de enero de 2016 18:04 GYT

RIO DE JANEIRO Jan 29 (Reuters) - Hypermarcas SA , the largest Brazilian producer of personal care goods, said on Friday its board has agreed to the sale of its contraception division to Britain's Reckitt Benckiser for 675 million reais ($169 million).

Twenty percent of the money will be paid in a first installment when the deal is signed, with the rest to be transferred once all conditions of the sale have been completed and the deal has closed.

($1 = 3.998 reais) (Reporting by Alberto Alerigi; Editing by Leslie Adler)