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Syngenta AG (SYT)

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23 May 2017
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Moody's says ChemChina's rating unaffected by EU's extended anti-trust investigation into Syngenta acquisition
Thursday, 5 Jan 2017 03:55am EST 

: Moody's: ChemChina's rating unaffected by EU's extended anti-trust investigation into Syngenta acquisition . Moody's: ChemChina's negative rating outlook captures risk of a potentially weaker credit profile for the company, after its acquisition of Syngenta .Moody's: outlook reflects risk if Syngenta acquisition does not proceed, ChemChina's credit profile would remain similar to that before takeover offer.  Full Article

Syngenta focused on getting ChemChina deal done - CEO
Friday, 22 Jul 2016 03:59am EDT 

: Syngenta ceo says we are focused on getting ChemChina deal done . Syngenta ceo says u.k. is a very important market for us .Syngenta cfo says most shareholders will wait until we get the final approval for takeover before tendering their shares.  Full Article

BRIEF-Syngenta CFO - doesn't look like crop prices will improve in short term
Friday, 22 Jul 2016 03:30am EDT 

Corrects to say in 2nd bullet point doesn't look like crop prices will improve in short term, not 2nd half.Syngenta : CFO says going into 2nd half currencies are looking to have fairly neutral effect . CFO tells reuters doesn’t look like crop prices are going to improve in short term Further company coverage: [SYNN.S] (Reporting by Zurich newsroom) ((zurich.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +41 58 306 7336;)) Keywords: (CORRECTED).  Full Article

ChemChina extends public tender offers for Syngenta
Monday, 11 Jul 2016 01:00am EDT 

: ChemChina extends public tender offers for Syngenta . ChemChina says extends tender offers for all publicly held registered shares of Syngenta and all outstanding American depositary shares representing common shares until Sept. 13 unless further extended . ChemChina says all of other terms and conditions of tender offers remain unchanged and ChemChina continues to expect to conclude transaction by end of year Further company coverage: [SYNN.S] (Reporting By Zurich newsroom) ((zurich.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com; +41 58 306 7336;)).  Full Article

Stockton Group, Syngenta enter into a global development and distribution agreement
Monday, 27 Jun 2016 04:55pm EDT 

Stockton Group: The Stockton Group and Syngenta have entered into a global development and distribution agreement for a new biofungicide technology .Products of Stockton will be sold under Syngenta brand for botrytis and powdery mildew in ornamentals globally.  Full Article

Syngenta launches new biological seed treatment
Thursday, 12 May 2016 01:13am EDT 

Syngenta AG : Launches new biological seed treatment .Announced launch of EPIVIO(tm) brand family, a range of new biostimulants which address abiotic stresses through seed treatment.  Full Article

Syngenta AG names J. Erik Fyrwald as CEO from June 1
Wednesday, 4 May 2016 01:00am EDT 

Syngenta AG:Names J. Erik Fyrwald as CEO from June 1.  Full Article

Syngenta AG - France moves towards full ban on pesticides blamed for bee losses - Reuters News
Friday, 18 Mar 2016 04:16am EDT 

Syngenta AG:French lawmakers approved plans for a total ban on some widely used pesticides blamed for harming bees, going beyond European Union restrictions in a fierce debate that has pitched farmers and chemical firms against beekeepers and green groups. - RTRS.The EU limited the use of neonicotinoid chemicals, produced by companies including Bayer CropScience and Syngenta, two years ago after research pointed to risks for bees, which play a crucial role pollinating crops.Crop chemical makers say the research blaming neonicotinoid pesticides is not backed up by field evidence and a global plunge in bee numbers in recent years is a complex phenomenon due to multiple factors.The French outright ban on neonicotinoid pesticides was adopted by a narrow majority late on Thursday by France's National Assembly as part of a draft bill on biodiversity that also contains an additional tax on palm oil.The measure, however, would not come into effect until Sept. 1, 2018, later than the January 2017 deadline previously proposed by some lawmakers.The ban also needs to be approved by the French Senate, which rejected it in a previous reading, before a final vote in the National Assembly which is expected in the middle of the year.  Full Article

Break fee for Syngenta reduced in ChemChina deal -prospectus - Reuters
Tuesday, 8 Mar 2016 08:18am EST 

Syngenta AG:ChemChina offer for Syngenta set for launch on March 23 and run until May 23 if not extended - Reuters.Break fee should Syngenta back out cut to $848 million from the $1.5 billion first envisaged.$3 billion break fee that ChemChina would pay should the deal not go through remained unchanged.  Full Article

Syngenta AG - Labour union demands job guarantees Swiss workers at Syngenta - Reuters
Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 09:30pm EST 

Syngenta AG:Unia labour union says demands job guarantees for workers at Syngenta in Switzerland after ChemChina takeover agreed - RTRS.  Full Article

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Fitch Publishes 'BBB' Syngenta Rating, Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, May 19 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has published a 'BBB' Foreign-Currency Long-Term Issuer Default Rating on Syngenta AG following its takeover by China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina; A-/Stable). At the same time, Fitch has published a Foreign-Currency Short-Term Issuer Default Rating on the company of 'F3' and a senior unsecured long-term rating of 'BBB'. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this commentary. The