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Syngenta rejects Monsanto’s break fee offer

Monsanto’s offer of a US$2 billion break fee if it can’t get regulatory approval for a merger with crop biotech and ag chem rival Syngenta has been rejected. The offer, made in a letter from St. Louis-based Monsanto on Saturday, “represents the same inadequate price, same inadequate regulatory undertakings to close, same regulatory risks and same […] Read more


Monsanto sweetens Syngenta play with $2B break fee

New York | Reuters –– U.S. seed and ag chem firm Monsanto has offered to pay a US$2 billion reverse break-up fee to Syngenta if it can’t obtain global regulatory approvals for an acquisition, it said in a statement on Sunday. The move, under which Monsanto would pay the fee if regulators reject the proposal, […] Read more