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Syngenta slips after report of ChemChina merger talks with Sinochem

Shares of Syngenta are slipping in early trading after Reuters reported that ChemChina is in merger talks regarding a possible tie-up with fellow Chinese state-owned chemical companies Sinochem. The deal, which has been proposed by China's government as part of its efforts to lower the number of state-owned companies and create more competitive global industry players, would create a chemicals, fertilizer and oil giant with almost $100B in annual revenue, the report noted. In February, Syngenta announced that ChemChina has offered to acquire the company at $465 per ordinary share plus a special dividend of CHF 5 to be paid conditional upon and prior to closing. In late July, Reuters reported that Syngenta CEO Erik Frywald said the company was having "constructive" discussions with regulatory authorities and still believed its acquisition by ChemChina would close by the end of the year. Reference Link

SYT Syngenta
$85.37

-0.74 (-0.86%)

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Hold
Jefferies views Bayer buyout of Monsanto as 'relatively unlikely'
After Monsanto (MON) confirmed an unsolicited offer from Bayer (BAYRY), Jefferies analyst Laurence Alexander says he still believes a transaction is "relatively unlikely." The analyst expects Monsanto to object to Bayer's offer given its conviction in its research and development pipeline and longer-term competitive advantages. Shares of Syngenta (SYT) and DuPont (DD) could be pressured as regulatory scrutiny is likely to intensify should Monsanto get acquired, and BASF (BASFY) could sell off on investor concerns of a potential counter-bid, Alexander tells investors in a research note. On the other hand, he sees a potential Monsanto takeover as positive for shares of Novozymes (NVZMY) and FMC Corporation (FMC). "A further roll-up of 'specialty generic' agrichemical assets could entice capital, and FMC would be a plausible anchor for such an attempt," the analyst writes. He has a Hold rating on Monsanto with a $95 price target.
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Syngenta upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Raymond James
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Syngenta downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
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Syngenta downgraded on valuation, anticipated deal delay at Bernstein
As noted earlier, Bernstein downgraded Syngenta to Market Perform from Outperform. As reasons for the downgrade, analyst Jeremy Redenius cited valuation and his belief that regulatory approvals for the company's acquisition by ChemChina could be delayed until 2017. Target to $92.20 from $90.20.

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