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Aceto agrees to sell chemical assets to New Mountain Capital

US company Aceto Corporation (Port Washington, New York) has agreed to sell its chemical business assets to an affiliate of investment firm New Mountain Capital.


Indofil acquires Italian Agrowin Biosciences

Indian agrochemical and specialty chemical company Indofil Industries (Mumbai) has acquired a majority stake in Italian crop protection and nutrients company Agrowin Biosciences (Legnano).


Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2019

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

Deals M&A

Bioceres/UAC complete merger and debuts on NYSE

Argentine seed and agrochemical supplier Bioceres group has launched its long-promised initial public offering (IPO) on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

Bioceres M&A

CHS acquires West Central Distribution

The US farmer-owned agribusiness co-operative, CHS (St Paul, Minnesota), has acquired US agricultural inputs distributor West Central Distribution (Willmar, Minnesota).


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

Amvac to acquire herbicides from Willowood

US company American Vanguard through its principal operating subsidiary, Amvac, has agreed to purchase selected product lines and related inventory from US generic agrochemical company Willowood USA, which has sought approval of the transaction with the US Bankruptcy Court under Rule 363.


Top four ahead in 2018

All the top four companies posted agrochemical sales gains during 2018. Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto last year reduced the top tier of the agrochemical industry from five players to four.

Financial Results M&A

Wilbur-Ellis acquires Wiles Brothers Fertilizer

US agrochemical distributor Wilbur-Ellis (Walnut Creek, California) has acquired US agrochemical retailer Wiles Brothers Fertilizer (Plattsmouth, Nebraska).


Phillips McDougall prepares infographic tracing agchem company evolution

Phillips McDougall has come out with an updated version of its well-known infographic tracing the evolution of the leading agrochemical companies.

International M&A

Satus Ager acquires Argentine seed company

Argentine seed company Satus Ager (Buenos Aires) has acquired Argentine seed supplier, Tecnoseeds (Santa Fe).


UPL interview: The complementarity of UPL and Arysta makes the combined business more resilient

UPL completed its acquisition of Platform Specialty Products’ agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, on February 1st. Agrow’s Sanjiv Rana met UPL’s Jai Shroff (global CEO), Carlos Pellicer (COO integration, global strategy and special growth initiatives) and Hildo Brilleman (region head for Europe). The meeting took place at UPL’s London office.

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