SSL International retains Maitland, where William Clutterbuck and Brian Hudspith lead its involvement.
The two companies have agreed a deal that values SSL at £2.54bn. Reckitt Benckiser will pay 1163p per share and will also pay a final dividend due for SSL investors.
Anglo-Dutch group Reckitt, which produces Nurofen and Gaviscon, said the acquisition will increase its health and personal care net revenues by over 36 per cent.
Brunswick topped the European M&A league tables by value during the first half of 2010 according to mergermarket figures published this month.