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Mergers & Acquisitions

The latest animal agriculture mergers and acquisitions news.


MAJA acquisition closes successfully

On July 25, Marel announced that the company had entered into an agreement to acquire the German food processing equipment manufacturer MAJA. Anti-trust authorities have approved the acquisition and closing conditions have been satisfied. The transaction was finalized on August 14.
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SOKOTRA Capital acquires Tunisian aquaculture firm

Consortium purchases all shares of L’Aquaculture Tunisienne
A consortium led by SOKOTRA Capital Ltd., a Dubai-based private investment company specializing in the agriculture and aquaculture sectors, has completed the acquisition of 100 percent of L’Aquaculture Tunisienne (AT), one of the oldest and most established companies in the aquaculture sector in North Africa and the Mediterranean basin.
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BASF closes acquisition of businesses and assets from Bayer

Complements own crop protection, biotech and digital activities; marks entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides, nematicide seed treatments
BASF has closed the acquisition of a range of businesses and assets from Bayer. The transaction is a strategic complement to BASF’s crop protection, biotech and digital farming activities and marks its entry into seeds, non-selective herbicides and nematicide seed treatments.
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Savage Companies, Bartlett complete merger

Deal combines supply chain strengths in agriculture, energy and chemical, and environmental sectors
Supply chain provider Savage Companies and grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company have completed the merger of their businesses to form a combined entity, Savage Enterprises.
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Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN acquires Agren

In major step forward for on-farm soil health, acquisition builds on prior work by Agren and Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN
Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN has acquired substantially all assets of Agren Inc., an Iowa-based software company whose soil health and conservation planning software is already helping Land O’Lakes lead the way on innovative conservation stewardship.
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