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Kansai Paint to buy Ugandan company Sadolin

Japanese company seeks to bolster presence in Africa's growing market

OSAKA -- Kansai Paint aims to enlarge its footprint in the expanding African market with plans to acquire building paint company Sadolin group of Uganda around springtime.

The Osaka-based company will buy all stakes in Sadolin via a South African unit, a purchase estimated at more than 10 billion yen ($87.5 million).

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