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CFIUS Filing Clearance: Bayer AG and Monsanto

Status Update:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Bayer AG (Germany) Acquired:  Monsanto (US) Value:  Approx. US$66 Billion Industry:  Chemicals   UPDATE:  Bayer AG and Monsanto announced on December 1, 2017 that “CFIUS has completed its review of the proposed merger, and has concluded that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the transaction.”  (Monsanto Press Release, CFIUS Completes Review … Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: China National Chemical Corporation (“ChemChina”) and Syngenta AG

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  China National Chemical Corporation (China) Acquired:  Syngenta AG (Switzerland) Deal Value: US$43 billion Industries:  Chemicals   Summary:  China National Chemical Corporation (“ChemChina”), a Chinese state-owned chemical company, and Syngenta AG, a global Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds, announced on Monday, August 22, 2016, that the companies have received clearance … Continue Reading