Mergers of “Big 6” Seed and Ag Chem Companies – Who Owns What Now

🕔Feb 19, 2019Six large firms dominated the sale of seeds and agricultural chemicals in 2015 in the United States and around the world: BASF, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont, Monsanto, and Syngenta.  Known […]

Bayer-Monsanto: Department of Justice says Divest $9Bln Assets – DTN

🕔May 30, 2018The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that Bayer and Monsanto will have to divest of $9 billion in assets, largely to BASF, for the Trump Administration to approve of […]

DuPont-Dow Deal Gains Tentative Brazilian Anti-Trust Approval

🕔May 17, 2017DuPont and Dow announced today that Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) has granted conditional regulatory approval of their proposed merger. CADE’s approval hinges on the divestment of a select portion […]

Mergers: EU Approves Dow-Dupont; ChemChina-Syngenta and Bayer-Monsanto Not There Yet – DTN

🕔Mar 28, 2017Despite initial backlash to the proposed mega-mergers among agro-chemical companies in the past two years, some of the deals appear to be inching toward finality.   Most recently, the European […]

Dow-DuPont Merger Gets Thumbs Up from 2 Former Ag Secretaries – DTN

🕔Feb 1, 2017A pair of former U.S. agriculture secretaries have written a letter endorsing the merger of Dow and DuPont. The merger is needed to help the agricultural divisions of Dow and […]

Dow-DuPont Merger: Locations, Initial Branding Announced For Ag Entity

🕔Feb 19, 2016DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company today announced the U.S. geographic site structure for the global agriculture corporation the companies intend to create following the planned separation of DowDuPont into three independent, […]

Dupont Restructure Plan Will Impact Workforce, Save $700M

🕔Dec 14, 2015DuPont has announced a 2016 global cost savings and restructuring plan designed to reduce $700 million in costs compared with 2015.  The 2016 cost reductions include a range of structural […]

Dow-DuPont Merger Will Create World’s Largest Seed-Chem Company – DTN

🕔Dec 11, 2015The merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont announced by the companies Friday makes the new combined company, DowDuPont and its future agricultural spinoff into the largest seed and crop-protection provider […]

Dow and DuPont Will Merge, Spin Off Ag Into New Company

🕔Dec 11, 2015DuPont and The Dow Chemical Company today announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger of equals. […]

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