Syngenta’s stock price jumped more than 10 percent on Monday morning, after news the company’s acquisition by China National Chemical Corporation — aka ChemChina — cleared a major hurdle in the U.S. Both companies announced the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. has granted its approval for the proposed US$43 billion takeover announced back… Read More

The China National Chemical Corporation, also known as ChemChina, has reached an acquisition agreement with Syngenta to purchase the entire company for US$43 billion. After months of speculation about a possible sale and several attempts by rival Monsanto, the proposed acquisition of the Swiss crop input and seed company was announced early February 3. “We are delighted… Read More