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Russia conditionally approves Bayer takeover of Monsanto

The Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service has conditionally granted approval of Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto.
Russian Federation M&A

Temasek ups stake in Bayer for €3 bn

Singapore-based investment house Temasek has agreed to acquire a 3.6% stake in Bayer.

M&A Operations

Syngenta acquires veg seed company Abbott Cobb

Syngenta has acquired US vegetable seed company Abbott & Cobb (Feasterville, PA).
M&A ChemChina

Bayer to sell digital farming business to BASF

Bayer plans to sell its Crop Science division's digital farming business to BASF.
BASF Bayer Crop Science

EU extends decision date on Bayer/BASF deals

The European Commission has given itself 14 more days to April 30th for deciding whether Bayer’s proposed divestments of certain seed and agrochemical businesses to BASF could come under EU merger rules.
European Commission M&A

French and German seed companies acquire Strube

French seed company Deleplanque & Compagnie (Maisons-Laffitte) and German seed processor SUET Saat- und Erntetechnik (Eschwege) have acquired the German seed company, Strube group.

US DoJ to approve Bayer takeover of Monsanto

The US Department of Justice is ready to approve Bayer’s proposed takeover of Monsanto.
DOJ United States

Arysta to acquire Etec Crop Solutions

Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, has agreed to acquire the New Zealand company, Etec Crop Solutions (Auckland).
Arysta LifeScience M&A

Russia to decide on Bayer/Monsanto deal in April

The Russian Federal Anti-monopoly Service, the FAS, intends to make a final decision in April on Bayer’s planned takeover of Monsanto.

Russian Federation M&A

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

Certis Europe/Spiess Urania to merge

Japanese company Mitsui & Co’s European subsidiaries, Certis Europe and Spiess Urania Chemicals, are to merge into one company, Certis Europe.
M&A Operations

Syngenta to acquire Brazilian digital-agri firm

ChemChina-owned Syngenta has agreed to acquire Brazilian digital agriculture management firm, Strider.
Syngenta M&A
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