Tag: Nutrien

Nutrien buys Brazilian liquid fertilizer and plant health company

Nutrien Ltd. (the newly created company made up of PotashCorp and Agrium) has entered into an agreement to acquire Agrichem, a specialty plant nutrition and plant health product company in Brazil. Agrichem is one of Brazil’s largest liquid nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilizer companies, as well as a producer and marketer of plant health products, including bio-stimulants and… Read more »

Agrium, PotashCorp complete merger to launch Nutrien

Shares for Nutrien — the new company formed by the merger of Agrium Inc. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. — started trading in Toronto and New York this morning. After receiving final clearance from the United States’ Federal Trade Commission on December 27th, the deal to create the world’s largest crop nutrient provider, which also owns… Read more »

Agrium, PotashCorp merger clears Canadian approval

The Canadian Competition Bureau has issued a no-action letter saying it will not challenge the proposed merger between Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. In a statement, the federal regulator said it concluded the Canadian fertilizer manufacturers’ plan to create a new company called Nutrien “would not lead to a substantial lessening or prevention… Read more »

Merged Agrium, PotashCorp company to be named “Nutrien”

The company formed from the proposed merger of PotashCorp and Agrium will be known as Nutrien, the companies announced on Wednesday. Both sides say they expect the deal to close in the third quarter of 2017. The new Canadian fertilizer company would have close to 20,000 employees and operations in 18 countries. Its head office… Read more »