Category Verdant in the News

eFarm News Argentina: Casanova and Lanusse from Agrifex: “Seed industry is an excellent niche for M&A”

An article written by Javier Preciado Patiño, eFarm News Argentina’s Editor in Chief, and published on September 4, 2018. Buenos Aires, September 4th. Luis Casanova and Felipe Lanusse are two young professionals who run the local representation of Verdant Partners, an investment consulting group. Luis is an agronomist graduated from Buenos Aires University who worked in

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Farm Journal: Seed Consolidation’s Big Finale

An article written by Sonja Begemann, Farm Journal’s Seeds and Crop Production Editor, and published on July 21, 2018. The past three years have been nothing if not a flurry of consolidation in the seed industry. Monsanto and Bayer are likely days away from integrating, Dow and DuPont are now known as Corteva Agriscience and Syngenta

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2017 Agribusiness M&A Year in Review

2017 was a banner year for mergers & acquisitions in agriculture. These transactions have fundamentally reshaped the landscape of the industry and brought into question the relative competitiveness in seed and crop protection products. Further shaping the industry is the continuous inflows of money from investors who are bullish on the continued growth in food

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Farm Journal: Seed Company Shifts Underway

An article written by Sonja Begemann, Farm Journal’s Seeds & Crop Protection Editor, and published on November 28, 2017. Multinational company mergers might dominate the headlines, but smaller-scale regional mergers and startups have been on the increase in the seed industry. The industry is ripe for mergers, expansions and even new businesses. “In terms of transaction

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Top Producer: Where Big Ag Mergers Stand

An article written by Eric Berger for Top Producer published November 27, 2017. Reprinted with permission of Top Producer. There might soon be fewer seed and chemicals choices because of the spate of mergers and acquisitions. But analysts and economists say the deals won’t necessarily hurt farmers’ profit margins. “Despite consolidation, I think the product offerings

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