Apr. 04, 2016Topics
Until recently, few outsiders would have called the agricultural chemicals sector exciting. It’s hard to imagine, for example, a thriller or torrid love story or even a poem set in a soybean field, although the Scottish national poet ...
Mar. 23, 2016News & Opinions
Swiss agrochemicals giant Syngenta, currently in the throes of being acquired by ChemChina for $43 billion, may soon have a new chief executive.
Mar. 22, 2016News & Opinions
The frenzy in the global agrochemicals market is showing no signs of tapering off anytime soon. Where activity once was focused on sow and spray, it’s now buy and sell.
Mar. 14, 2016News & Opinions
After overtaking Germany as world’s largest exporter a few years ago, China is now moving closer to the US as a major participant in global M&A, says a new report from business management consultancy A.T. Kearney.
Mar. 09, 2016News & Opinions
CNAC Saturn, a Netherlands-based subsidiary of ChemChina, has published the prospectus for the Chinese chemical company’s Swiss Public Tender offer for agrochemicals producer Syngenta.
Mar. 07, 2016News & Opinions
The plot surrounding the proposed merger of Dow and DuPont continues to thicken.
Mar. 01, 2016News & Opinions
ChemChina is looking to borrow a total of $35 billion to help finance its purchase of Syngenta, a potential record for a Chinese acquisition, according to a Bloomberg report.
Feb. 29, 2016News & Opinions
BASF has announced it will refocus its R&D efforts in plant biotechnology to concentrate on projects with highest business and technical realization potential.
Feb. 08, 2016News & Opinions
With the agricultural chemicals industry’s woes compounded by the planned merger of Dow and DuPont, and the likely takeover of Syngenta by ChemChina concentrating more power in the hands of fewer heavyweights, the other players are ...
Feb. 04, 2016News & Opinions
ChemChina and Syngenta have confirmed they have come to terms on a takeover of the Swiss agrochemicals giant by the Chinese state-owned chemical group for a total value of €39.4 billion.
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