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June 4, 2015
A bidding war may develop for Syngenta, the leading global agricultural chemicals producer. Reuters, citing people familiar with the matter, said in an exclusive report that BASF is...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bidding-war-for-Syngenta_70990.html
May 25, 2015
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA; Parma, Italy) has issued a call for additional information on in support of its efforts to evaluate the risks posed to bee by certain...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/EFSA-requests-new-information-on-the-risk-to-bees-of-three-neonicotinoids_70658.html
May 22, 2015
China National Chemical Corp. (ChemChina) has ruled itself out as a potential buyer of assets that Monsanto and/or Syngenta would be obliged to divest should a  deal between the...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/ChemChina-rules-itself-out-as-potential-buyer-for-Syngenta-Monsanto-assets_70629.html
May 21, 2015
Monsanto confirmed on Wednesday that it is working toward acquiring Syngenta, and its plans includes divesting all of Syngenta’s seeds and traits business, which had sales...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Monsanto-confirms-plans-to-divest-Syngentas-seeds-business-to-gain-takeover-approval_70554.html
May 20, 2015
Scotts Miracle-Gro has agreed to pay Monsanto $300 million to extend a long-term Roundup brand license for the lawn and garden consumer market, Monsanto announced today. Scotts...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Scotts-Miracle-Gro-pays-$300-million-to-extend-Roundup-license_70524.html
May 17, 2015
Adama Agricultural Solutions, a leading global provider of off-patent crop protection chemicals, on Sunday reported a 4.4% drop in first-quarter net income to $94.4 million on 4.7%...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Adama-reports-strong-results-despite-market-headwinds-considers-new-fund-raising-options_70453.html
May 15, 2015
Speculation is growing that Monsanto could soon return with a sweetened offer for Syngenta after lining up buyers for large parts of Syngenta’s seeds business, especially in...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Reports-Monsanto-seeks-buyers-for-Syngentas-US-seeds-business-to-meet-antitrust-concerns_70432.html
May 11, 2015
FMC today reported a first-quarter net loss of $48.6 million, compared with a gain of $65.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Revenues declined 13% year-on-year (YOY), to $659.4...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/FMC-misses-estimates-on-ag-weakness-sets-2020-growth-targets_70302.html
May 5, 2015
Bayer CropScience on Tuesday announced a strategic innovation partnership with Flagship Ventures, a leading venture capital and venture-creation firm. The partnership also includes an...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-forms-innovation-partnership-with-venture-capital-firm-Flagship-Ventures_70082.html
May 1, 2015
Boulevard Acquisition (New York), a public investment vehicle formed by Avenue Capital, announced today that it has reached a deal to acquire Dow' Chemical's AgroFresh business, a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Dow-agrees-to-sell-AgroFresh-to-investment-firm-for-$879-million_69975.html
April 29, 2015
American Vanguard says it has acquired DuPont's global Bromacil herbicide business assets for an undisclosed sum. The assets divested include the Bromacil Hyvar and Krovar trademarks...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Amvac-acquires-DuPonts-bromacil-herbacide-business_69948.html
April 29, 2015
Bayer CropScience has announced Healthy Hives 2020, the aims of which are to improve the health of honeybee colonies in the United States in the next five years, the company says. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-launches-honeybee-health-initiative_69922.html
April 27, 2015
Syngenta announced today that it has received US EPA approval for its breakthrough corn herbicide, Acuron. The first sales of the product to US growers will take place this year. In...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngenta-receives-EPA-approval-for-Acuron-corn-herbicide_69865.html
April 27, 2015
LSB Industries (Oklahoma City) says it has added five independent directors as part of an agreement with activist investor Starboard Value. LSB will also pursue several other moves as part of the agreement, including separating its chemicals and climate control businesses and possibly restructuring the chemicals business as a master limited partnership. LSB has appointed a new lead independent director and independent board committee to oversee the search for a president of the chemicals business....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/LSB-satisfies-Starboard-by-adding-directors-pursuing-chemicals-MLP_69841.html
April 21, 2015
DuPont today reported net income down 28% year-on-year (YOY), to $1.03 billion, on net sales down 9%, to $9.17 billion. Operating earnings totaled $1.34/share, beating analysts’...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/DuPont-earnings-fall-on-currency-impacts-but-beat-estimates_69641.html
April 20, 2015
BASF said today that, in its fight against counterfeiting in the crop protection market, it is investing in brand new antifake technology. In China, the company is introducing a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/BASF-introduces-technology-to-tackle-counterfeit-crop-protection-products-in-China_69596.html
April 17, 2015
Syngenta, the global leading producer of agricultural chemicals, today reported flat first-quarter sales of $4.0 billion, including the lawn and garden business, and retained its full...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Syngentas-first-quarter-sales-hurt-by-slow-start-in-the-Americas-currency-effects_69544.html
April 13, 2015
Eden Research (Cirencester, UK), a listed, natural, microencapsulation company, has signed an exclusive option agreement with Taminco’s crop protection division following a...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Taminco-signs-evaluation-agreement-with-UK-based-microencapsulation-company_69373.html
April 7, 2015
American Vanguard (Amvac) said on Monday that through its Netherlands subsidiary it is acquiring Adama Agricultural Solutions’ European Nemacur insecticide/nematicide business...
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/American-Vanguard-acquires-Adamas-European-Nemacur-pesticide-assets_69251.html
March 31, 2015
Bayer CropScience says that it has divested its Institute Industrial Park at Institute, WV, to Dow Chemical subsidiary Union Carbide, which will assume control of the site in a phased turnover expected to conclude by mid-2016. Financial terms of the transaction, which includes transfer of the land as well as the majority of site assets, have not been disclosed....
http://www.chemweek.com/markets/fine_chemicals_biotech/agricultural_chemicals/Bayer-CropScience-divests-Institute-Industrial-Park-to-Union-Carbide_69050.html
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