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Certis Europe/CEV enter Problad distribution deal

Japanese company Mitsui & Co subsidiary Certis Europe and Portuguese company CEV have agreed an exclusive distribution and sales deal for CEV’s BLAD (Banda de Lupinus albus doce) polypeptide-based biofungicide, Problad.

Certis Europe Mitsui & Co

Bayer/Netafim/BGN deal on precision application for Velum Prime

Bayer’s Crop Science division has signed a three-year deal to collaborate with precision irrigation specialist Netafim, and Israeli Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) technology company, BGN Technologies.

Bayer Crop Science Insecticides

STK/Sipcam-Oxon deal to distribute Timorex Gold in Spain

The Israeli biopesticide company, STK Bio-ag Technologies (formerly Stockton), has agreed a deal with Sipcam-Oxon for the distribution of its biofungicide, Timorex Gold (Melaleuca alternifolia extract) in Spain.

Sipcam Oxon STK Bio-ag Technologies

Mitsui and ISK acquire stakes in Brazilian business Ourofino

Japanese companies Mitsui & Co and Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha (ISK) have acquired stakes in the Brazilian agrochemical company, Ourofino Agrociencias (Ribeirão Preto).

Ishihara Sangyo Kaisha Mitsui & Co

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019, with links to the original articles.

M&A Deals

RiceTec/PLP agree Argentine collaboration

The US rice company, RiceTec (Houston, Texas), has agreed a collaboration with the Argentine group, Grupo Puerto Las Palmas (PLP), for the production of hybrid rice seeds in the country.

Deals Operations

Bioceres/Union Acquisition in equity swap deal

Argentine seed and agrochemical supplier Bioceres group has agreed definitive share exchange deal with special purpose acquisition company Union Acquisition.

Deals Financial Results

Valagro/Malagrow agree Romanian/Slovakian distribution deal

Italian biostimulants company Valagro (Atessa) has agreed a deal with Hungarian distributor Malagrow (Szolnok) for the exclusive distribution of Valagro’s products in Romania and Slovakia.


Wilbur-Ellis invests in Crop Enhancement

US agrochemical distributor Wilbur-Ellis' (Walnut Creek, California) venture capital arm, Cavallo Ventures, has invested in US formulation technology company Crop Enhancement (San Jose, California). 


Yofumo/Agrointec bio seed cleaning technology deal

US biotechnology company Yofumo Technologies (Denver, Colorado) and the Spanish company, Agrointec (Almeria), are to co-develop “natural seed cleaning and packing processes” in Almeria, Spain.


Syngenta/NRGene to expand collaboration

ChemChina subsidiary Syngenta has “successfully” completed a one-year trial of Israeli genomics technology company NRGene’s (Ness Ziona) GenoMAGIC cloud-based software.


Syngenta Deals

Adama enters MoU to acquire crop protection assets of Huifeng Bio Agriculture

ChemChina subsidiary Adama has entered a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to acquire “key parts” of Chinese chemical company Jiangsu Huifeng Bio Agriculture’s crop protection business.

Adama Deals
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