BASF is the world's leading chemical company: The Chemical Company. Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, performance products, functional materials & solutions and agricultural products to oil and gas. As a reliable partner BASF creates chemistry to help its customers in virtually all industries... More
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Thursday, Sep 202012, 8:47 AMBASF (BASFY.PK), the world's largest chemicals company, agrees to acquire U.S. crop protection firm Becker Underwood from Norwest Equity Partners for $1.02B in a deal that will boost BASF's farming pesticides division. Becker Underwood provides seed treatments, biological crop protection, gardening products and animal nutrition. (PR) |Thursday, Sep 202012, 8:47 AM| Comment!
Tuesday, Apr 122011, 2:55 PMMonsanto (MON +2.5%) shares pull back after a Reuters report suggests BASF (BASFY.PK) is not planning a bid for the company; buyout rumors had sent the stock up as much as 4%. Deutsche Bank had upgraded the shares yesterday on valuation and faith that "its strategy will drive share gains and mid-teens EPS growth over the next three years." |Tuesday, Apr 122011, 2:55 PM| Comment!