But it also illustrated how complex deal making had become.
It is by no means certain that the complex deal could be pulled off.
"It's a complex deal and hard to tell on the face of it if that's the right price," he said.
But the chances of such a complex deal are uncertain.
The complex deal to close the plant has been well received by the financial community.
"This is a very complex deal, as most international deals are," he said in a written statement.
Negotiations on the complex deal began more than a year ago.
Their complex deal for control of the closely held company is valued at about $112 million.
The Swiss are willing to sell it for $55 million under a complex deal worked out by two environmental groups.
He said the fact that such a complex deal was completed in just two months spoke well of the companies' work relationship.