Syngenta to Acquire Nidera Seeds

BASEL, Switzerland--()--Syngenta and COFCO International Ltd announced today that Syngenta has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Nidera Seeds which is currently owned by COFCO International. Completion of the transaction is subject to clearance by the relevant merger-control authorities. Financial terms of the transaction are not disclosed.

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Contacts

Syngenta International AG
Media:
Andrew McConville, +41 61 323 0618
Switzerland
or
Paul Minehart, +1 202-737-8913
USA
media.relations@syngenta.com
or
Analysts/Investors:
Andrew McConville, +41 61 323 0618
Switzerland
www.syngenta.com

Release Summary

Syngenta to acquire Nidera Seeds

Contacts

Syngenta International AG
Media:
Andrew McConville, +41 61 323 0618
Switzerland
or
Paul Minehart, +1 202-737-8913
USA
media.relations@syngenta.com
or
Analysts/Investors:
Andrew McConville, +41 61 323 0618
Switzerland
www.syngenta.com