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UPL acquires 33% stake in Brazilian seed company

UPL has acquired a 33.3% stake in Brazilian seed company Serra Bonita Sementes (Buritis) from its Brazilian parent company, SinAgro Produtos Agropecuarios.

Dow/DuPont merger complete

DuPont and Dow AgroSciences parent company Dow Chemical have completed their planned merger as of August 31st. 
M&A DuPont

Albaugh reported to be up for sale

The US agrochemical and specialty chemical company, Albaugh (Ankeny, Iowa), is working with investment bank J P Morgan Chase to discuss the potential sale of the company, according to unnamed sources cited by the Reuters news agency. 
M&A Albaugh

EU invites comments on Bayer/Monsanto deal

The European Commission has opened a 15-day public comment period for its in-depth inquiry into Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto.
EU European Commission

Amvac acquires Syngenta agchems in Mexico

US agrochemical company American Vanguard’s wholly owned subsidiary, Amvac Mexico, has acquired selective herbicides and contact fungicides sold in Mexico from Syngenta.
Mexico Fungicides

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

Eurofins Scientific acquires testing lab in Japan

Contract research company Eurofins Scientific has acquired Japanese testing laboratory Japan Analytical Chemistry Consultants (JACC).

Italian Diachem acquires Dutch biosolutions Pireco

Italian agrochemical company Diachem (Caravaggio) has acquired Dutch biosolutions business Pireco (Lelystad).

Italy Netherlands

DuPont to acquire ag software firm

DuPont has agreed to acquire the US agricultural software and analytics company, Granular (San Francisco, California). 
M&A DuPont

Eurofins Scientific to acquire Indian CRO Advinus

Contract research company Eurofins Scientific is to acquire Indian CRO Advinus Therapeutics from parent company Tata Group. Advinus serves agrochemicals among other industries.

Mitsui to acquire 30% stake in Indonesian Agricon sub

Mitsui Chemicals’ agrochemical business, Mitsui Chemicals Agro, has agreed with Indonesian agrochemical company PT Agriculture Construction (Agricon - Bogor) to acquire 30% of total outstanding shares of Agricon’s subsidiary for distribution of agrochemical products, PT Agriculture Construction Indonesia (AGCI).
M&A Mitsui Chemicals Agro

Dow/DuPont merger to close on August 31st

DuPont and Dow AgroSciences' parent company, Dow Chemical, have received all required regulatory approvals and clearances for their “merger of equals”.
M&A Dow AgroSciences
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