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BASF completes acquisition of Bayer veg seed business

BASF has completed its purchase of Bayer’s Crop Science division’s vegetable seeds business. The business operates under Nunhems brand.
BASF Bayer Crop Science

Yangnong Chemical to acquire Sinochem International subsidiaries

Chinese company Yangnong Chemical is to acquire Chinese company Sinochem International’s subsidiaries, Sinochem Crop Protection and Shenyang Pesticide Chemical Research and Development.
M&A Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical

Tradecorp acquires adjuvant supplier SDP

Portuguese company Sapec Agro subsidiary Tradecorp has acquired the French plant nutrition and adjuvants supplier, SDP.

DLF Seeds to acquire PGG Wrightson Seeds

Danish forage and turf seed supplier DLF is to acquire New Zealand company PGG Wrightson Seeds.

Mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018

A monthly listing of the mergers, acquisitions and deals in 2018, with links to the original articles.

Deals M&A

Sumitomo Chemical to merge Indian subsidiaries

Sumitomo Chemical is to merge its two Indian subsidiaries, Excel Crop Care and Sumitomo Chemical India, subject to receipt of all regulatory and other approvals.
India M&A

BASF enters seed market with closing of Bayer assets acquisition

BASF has completed its acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer’s Crop Science division.
BASF Bayer Crop Science

Syngenta acquires UK seed firm Floranova

Syngenta has acquired UK flower and home garden vegetable seeds breeder Floranova.
M&A ChemChina

UPL agrees deal to acquire Arysta

UPL has agreed an all-cash deal with Platform Specialty Products for the acquisition of its agrochemical business, Arysta LifeScience, for $4.2 billion.
M&A Arysta LifeScience

Sumitomo Corporation acquires Ukrainian Spectr

Japanese company Sumitomo Corporation has acquired a controlling 51% stake in the Ukrainian agricultural input supplier companies, Spectr-Agro and Spectr-Agrotechnika.
M&A Ukraine

ChemChina/Syngenta to have new chairman

ChemChina chairman Ren Jianxin is to retire and will be replaced by the chairman of the Sinochem Group, Ning Gaoning, setting the conditions for a possible merger.

People M&A

Eurofins acquires German company Agrartest

Contract research company Eurofins Agroscience Services has completed the acquisition of German field trial company Agrartest (Aarbergen-Panrod).
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