Platform's pro forma Q3 agchem sales down about 19%
The US company, Platform Specialty Products (Miami, Florida), recorded agrochemical sales of $410-420 million in the third quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results. The business comprises Belgian company Agriphar (acquired in October 2014), Chemtura AgroSolutions (acquired in November 2014) and Arysta LifeScience (acquired in February 2015). On a pro forma basis, as if those companies had been owned since January 1st 2014, sales fell by about 18.6% (based on mid-point of preliminary sales figure). On a constant currency basis, sales rose by about 2.7% to $415-425 million.