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Sumitomo acquires Botanical Resources Australia

Sumitomo Chemical has acquired 82.9% of shares in Australian pyrethrin insecticide company Botanical Resources Australia (BRA - Ulverstone) and its affiliated companies (the BRA group).
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Russia extends Bayer/Monsanto acquisition review

Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto would create substantial risks of restriction of competition in Russia, according to the country’s Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS).

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Another extension for EU inquiry into Bayer/Monsanto deal

The provisional decision deadline for the European Commission’s in-depth inquiry into Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto has been extended to March 5th 2018, following a previous extension earlier this year. 
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Syngenta to acquire Nidera

ChemChina-owned Syngenta has agreed to acquire the Argentine seed supplier, Nidera Semillas.

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SGS acquires BioVision Seed Research

Swiss inspection, verification, testing and certification company SGS has acquired the Canadian seed, grain and soil testing firm, BioVision Seed Research (Sherwood Park, Alberta). 

FMC completes DuPont agchem asset purchase

FMC completed the acquisition of certain crop protection assets from DuPont (part of DowDuPont) as expected on November 1st.

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2017

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

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Syngenta receives exemptions from share listing obligations

Syngenta has received several temporary exemptions from the SIX Swiss Exchange from obligations for maintaining its listing.

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Syngenta/Adama to sell EEA assets to Nufarm

Syngenta and Adama Agricultural Solutions have entered into a binding agreement with Nufarm to sell a portfolio of their crop protection products for $490 million.

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Hubei Xingfa to acquire Inner Mongolia Tenglong Agchem

Chinese company Hubei Xingfa Chemicals has agreed to acquire Hubei Xianlong Chemical Industry’s subsidiary, Inner Mongolia Tenglong Agrochem, in an all-cash deal.


Amvac acquires OHP

US agrochemical company American Vanguard subsidiary Amvac Chemical (Los Angeles, California) has acquired the US greenhouse and nursery products specialist, OHP (Mainland, Pennsylvania).  
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New Adama board of directors elected

A board of directors has been elected for Adama, the combined company formed from the merger of Adama Agricultural Solutions and Chinese agrochemical company Hubei Sanonda.

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