ChemChina bid for Syngenta could come by February

Merger deal between Syngenta and ChemChina seems more likely than with Monsanto due to antitrust issues.

The crop protection segment continues to see further consolidation, and the latest reports indicate that ChemChina may be the suiter picked at the end of the day for Swiss pesticide and seed company Syngenta.

Syngenta previously was being courted heavily by Monsanto, but in December, Syngenta’s board turn down Monsanto’s $47 billion offer, stating that it significantly undervalued the firm.

New reports indicate that ChemChina, a major player in generic pesticides, could more

All access premium subscription

This content requires a subscription to Feedstuffs in order to access. If you are a paid subscriber, use your email and password to Log In now.

Current Feedstuffs Subscribers: Online and mobile access are now included at no charge to you. To read this article, use your subscriber email and password to log-in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account.)

Not Currently a Subscriber: Subscribe NOW to Feedstuffs and receive our print and/or digital publications, enewsletters and premium online content. Visit and click on Subscribe at the top of the page for more information.



Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.