Belchim to acquire Isem’s valifenalate
Belgian crop protection company Belchim (Londerzeel) has agreed to acquire all rights and assets of Italian company Isem’s fungicides, valifenalate and IR 8854. Isem is a joint venture between Chemtura Netherlands and Isagro formed in 2011 ( Agrow No 609, p 2). Belchim will acquire global rights to both products and start operating the business after a short transition period. The acquisition will expand Belchim’s range of products for potatoes, grapevines and vegetables growers.