Syngenta-ChemChina merger waiting approval

Syngenta-ChemChina merger waiting approval

Syngenta officials last week expressed confidence the company’s acquisition by the China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) will be approved, but acknowledged scrutiny from U.S. and European regulators will delay closing of the deal until early next year.

"It’s mostly a regulatory process delay," said Vern Hawkins, president of Syngenta Crop Pro­tection. "We feel...

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