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Mitsui/Bayer agree quinofumelin development and marketing deal

Mitsui Chemicals Agro and Bayer have agreed a licensing deal for the development and marketing of a Mitsui’s new fungicide, quinofumelin.

Deals Fungicides

Exosect/Bayer settle fluency agent dispute

UK-based enabling technology provider Exosect (Winchester, Hampshire) has reached a settlement with Bayer’s Crop Science division in their legal dispute in the US and Canada over fluency agent technology. 
Deals Bayer Crop Science

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018, with links to the original articles.

M&A Deals

FMC agrees Brazilian deal with data firm Agronow

FMC has agreed a partnership with Brazilian agriculture data analysis company Agronow (São José dos Campos).
FMC Deals

MBI/GHAC agree Philippine distribution deal

US biopesticide company Marrone Bio Innovations (MBI – Davis, California) has agreed an exclusive Philippine distribution deal with national agricultural inputs supplier Great Harvest Agri Chemicals Corporation (GHAC).

Deals Marrone Bio Innovations

Plant Impact/VIB agree R&D deal

UK crop enhancement company Plant Impact (Harpenden, Hertfordshire) and Belgian research institute VIB (Ghent) have agreed a research and development collaboration. 

Certis USA/University of Szeged in biopesticide deal

Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s US biopesticide subsidiary, Certis USA (Columbia, Maryland), has entered into a global licensing agreement with the Hungarian University of Szeged for a novel, patented biopesticide strain, Bacillus mojavensis strain R3B.

Deals Certis USA

Syngenta/NRGene expand collaboration

Syngenta (owned by ChemChina) and Israeli genomics technology company NRGene (Ness Ziona) have extended their agreement for Syngenta to use the Israeli company’s GenoMagic cloud-based software package to accelerate trait discovery and breeding.

Deals Syngenta

Valagro/Alsia open joint lab

Italian biostimulants company Valagro (Atessa) and the Italian Basilicata region’s agency for development and innovation in agriculture (Alsia) have opened a joint laboratory.

Deals Operations

KeyGene/University of Wisconsin agree licensing deal

Dutch genomics company KeyGene (Wageningen) and the US University of Wisconsin-Madison have entered into a service licence agreement to practice KeyGene’s patented Sequence Based Genotyping methods.

Arysta/Isagro agree fluindapyr distribution deal in Brazil

Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, and Italian agrochemical company Isagro (Milan) have agreed a deal for the distribution of Isagro’s fluindapyr-based fungicide mixtures for use in soybeans and other row crops in Brazil.
Deals Arysta LifeScience

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017, with links to the original articles.

M&A Deals
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