MASI to acquire AgriGuard
Mitsui AgriScience International (MASI) has agreed to acquire Irish generic agrochemical company AgriGuard (Dublin). The acquisition will include the range of AgriGuard products with their associated intellectual property as well as the transfer of staff. MASI is Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s strategic holding company for its European agrochemical business. Its focus is the distribution of proprietary insecticides and fungicides from Japanese manufacturers for horticultural crops such as fruit and vegetables.