After the second time in less than a week that Viterra has halted trading on the TSX, a process for the potential sale of the company has been established. The press is speculating that $16 per share is the number to get in on the action. Viterra did not mention any names in their public… Read More

John Depape, The CWB Monitor, talks to RealAgriculture.com about the potential sale of Viterra to a foreign company like Glencore.  John gives his feelings on whether Viterra is a national strategic asset, whether the competition bureau has anything to say about this size of deal, and if this potential deal with Glencore makes any sense… Read More

The Canadian agricultural newswires are jumping today as Viterra’s shares were temporarily halted on the TSX due to what the company calls “expression of interest.” I have made calls around the country and two names continue to pop up.  Glencore and ADM have been on the tip of everyone’s tongue all day. Many of you… Read More

With last weeks expected sale of the Viterra Livestock Division to Hi-Pro Feeds LP the feed industry in Canada has changed in Western Canada.  Hi-Pro will be owned by Birch Hill Equity Partners and the employees of the company.  In the press release Viterra said that the sale was initiated for strategic reasons. Viterra is… Read More

By Shaun Haney Many people in Manitoba are very excited about the possibility of the NHL returning to Winnipeg in the fall.  There is very good reason to be excited and euphoric about the team that could return from Phoenix after no one ever thought that they would return.  One of the concerns about the… Read More

Mayo Schmidt is the CEO and President of Viterra.  In 2009 Mayo Schmidt was awarded the top CEO by Canadian Business magazine.  I am very grateful that Viterra granted RealAgriculture this opportunity to get up and close and personal with the man regarded as creating a Canadian based, new global player in the world of… Read More

 

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