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K+S says Legacy supply deal highlights independence

Frankfurt | Reuters –– Germany’s K+S signed a supply deal for potash fertilizer from its Legacy mine in Canada, saying the agreement strengthened its position as an independent supplier as it battles an unwanted takeover bid from Canada’s PotashCorp. The salt and fertilizer producer said it had agreed an exclusive deal to supply Koch Fertilizer […] Read more


K+S rejects PotashCorp takeover offer as too low

Frankfurt | Reuters –– German potash miner K+S rejected PotashCorp’s 7.9 billion-euro (C$11 billion) takeover bid Thursday, saying it was too low and the Canadian suitor could be planning to dismantle the company, putting jobs at risk. K+S, owner of the Morton Salt brand, said the proposal lacked firm commitments to protect the more than […] Read more