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Yara acquires businesses in Latin America for $425 million

12:32 AM MST | November 26, 2013 | Deepti Ramesh

Yara International (Oslo) says it has entered into an agreement to acquire OFD Holding from energy and fertilizer company Omimex Resources (Fort Worth, TX), for $425 million. OFD is the fertilizer division of Omimex Resources. The acquired business comprises production facilities in Colombia and distribution companies across Latin America, Yara says. The main companies included in the transaction are fertilizer producer Abocol (Bogota, Colombia), and marketing and distribution companies Misti (Lima, Peru), Omagro (Veracruz, Mexico), Fertitec S.A. Costa Rica (San...

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