BASF Acquires Seed Treatment Firm Becker Underwood for $1.2 Billion

13:04 PM | September 24, 2012 | —Rebecca Coons

BASF says it plans to acquire biological seed treatment maker Becker Underwood (Ames, IA) from Norwest Equity Partners for €785 million ($1.02 billion). Becker is expected to have sales of $240...