Syngenta AG

Syngenta AG

Syngenta AG

Overview
Date Founded

1999

Headquarters

Schwarzwaldallee 215,Basel, Basel-Stadt (Basle Town) 4058

Type of Company

Private

Employees (Worldwide)

28.4K

Industries

Chemicals
Wholesale: Livestock & Agriculture
Agriculture & Mills

Company Description

Syngenta AG specializes in seeds and crop protection development. It operates through the following segments: Crop Protection, Seeds, Controls, and Flowers Markets. The Crop Protection segment comprises herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and seed treatments to control weeds, insects, and diseases in crops. The Seeds segment engages in the trading of corn, oilseeds, cereals, and vegetables. The Controls segment offers turf, landscape, and pest management products. The Flowers Markets segment provides flower seeds, cuttings, and young plants to professional growers and consumers. The company was founded on December 23, 1999 and is headquartered in Basel, Switzerland.

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Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Chief Operating Officer

Chief Sustainability Officer

President, Global Seeds, North America & China

President, Global Crop Protection & EAME, LatAm & APAC

Head of Global Operations

Head, Human Resources

Group General Counsel, Member of the Executive Committee

Head-Human Resources

Head of Global Digital Agriculture

Board of Directors

Chairman at Givaudan SA

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Syngenta AG

Senior Partner at Gurnet Point Capital LLC

Professor at Stanford University

Chairman at Syngenta Group Co. Ltd.

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Continental Grain Company Corp.

Former Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President at Monsanto Co.

Chairman of Brazil at General Atlantic Service Co. LP

Chief Strategy Officer at China National Agrochemical Corp.

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Recent Transactions
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Syngenta AG, CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Floranova Ltd.

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Syngenta Corp., CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Abbott & Cobb, Inc.

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Everstone Capital Asia Pte Ltd., Crystal Crop Protection Ltd. purchase Syngenta India Ltd. /Coarse Cereal & Fodder Business from Syngenta AG

Transaction Advisors
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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Goldsmith Seeds, Inc.

Accountant

Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Advanta Seeds BV /North American Corn & Soybean Business from AstraZeneca Plc

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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Greenleaf Genetics LLC from DuPont

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Advised onSyngenta AG purchases Lantmännen ek för /Winter Wheat & Winter Oilseed Rape Bus from Lantmännen ek för

General Counsel

Advised onFox Paine & Co. LLC, Syngenta AG purchase Advanta Seeds BV /Business Activities from AstraZeneca Plc, Koninklijke Coöperatie Cosun UA

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Advised onChina National Chemical Corp., CNAC Saturn (NL) BV purchase Syngenta AG

Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Partner, Silicon Valley at White & Case LLP

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Partner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP

Clients

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SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc. engages in the distribution of commercial and residential landscape supplies. Its products include outdoor lighting, nursery, landscape supplies, fertilizers, turf protection products, grass seed, turf care equipment, and golf course accessories for green industry professionals. The company was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Roswell, GA.

Covestro AG engages in the manufacture and supply of polymers. It operates through the following segments: Polyurethanes; Polycarbonates; and Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties. The Polyurethanes segment includes the production of prescursors such as isocyanates and polyether polyols. The Polycarbonates segment offers plastic polycarbonate in the form of granules and semi finished products for automotive industry. The Coatings, Adhesives, and Specialties segment involves in the development of precursors for polyurethane systems including polymer materials and acqueous dispersions based on the isocyanates. The company was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, Germany.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
Total Enterprise Value
Earnings Per Share
Revenue
$13.5B
Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1.1M
2016
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Farmlink Agri Distribution & Market Linkage Pvt Ltd. supplies fruits and vegetables. It offers onion, potato, tomato, melon, grape, mango, and pomegranate. The company was founded by Akshaya Kamath in 2014 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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Amakem NV operates as a biopharmaceutical company. It uses kinase inhibitors for treatments of bowel, eye, and lung diseases. The company was founded by Jack Elands, Dirk Leysen, Olivier Raynald Defert, and Nadya Kaval on July 22, 2009 and is headquartered in Diepenbeek, Belgium.

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Avidex Ltd. develops and discovers drugs for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases. The company develops small molecule and protein therapeutics involving T cell receptors. Avidex was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Abingdon, UK

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Life Peer at United Kingdom House of Lords

Suppliers
Brenntag AG Wholesale: Raw Materials | Mulheim an der Ruhr, Germany

Brenntag AG engages in the production and distribution of chemicals. It operates through the following geographical segments: North America, Latin America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa), and Asia Pacific. It also manages supply chains for both chemical manufacturers and consumers by simplifying market access to thousands of products and services. The company was founded by Philipp Mühsam in 1874 and is headquartered in Essen, Germany.

Monsanto Co. Consumer Services | St Louis, MO

Monsanto Co. engages in the provision of agricultural products to farmers. It provides other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands. The company was founded by John F. Queeny in 1901 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Ceres, Inc. (California) Agriculture & Mills | Arden Hills, MN

Ceres, Inc. develops and markets seeds and traits to produce crops for feed, forages, sugar and other markets. It uses a combination of plant breeding, biotechnology and bioinformatics to develop seed products and biotechnology traits. The company was founded by Walter De Logi, Richard William Hamilton and Robert B. Goldberg in 1996 and is headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA.

Competitors
BASF SE Chemicals - Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Deu

BASF SE engages in the provision of chemical products. It operates through the following segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition and Care, Agricultural Solutions, and Other. The Chemicals segment supplies petrochemicals and intermediates. The Materials segment includes isocyanates and polyamides as well as inorganic basic products and specialties for the plastics and plastics processing industries. The Industrial Solutions segment develops and markets ingredients and additives for industrial applications such as polymer dispersions, pigments, resins, electronic materials, antioxidants, and additives. The Surface Technologies segment bundles chemical solutions for surfaces with the catalysts and coating divisions. The Nutrition and Care segment consists of ingredients and solutions for consumer applications in the areas of nutrition, home, and personal care. The Agricultural Solutions segment comprises fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and biological crop protection products, as well as seeds and seed treatment products. The Other segment focuses on the commodity trading, engineering and other services, as well as rental income and leases. The company was founded on April 6, 1865 and is headquartered in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.

Corteva, Inc. Chemicals - Wilmington, DE

Corteva, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of agricultural products. It operates through the Seed and Crop Protection segments. The Seed segment develops and supplies germplasm and traits that produce optimum yield for farms. The Crop Protection segment serves the global agricultural input industry with products that protect against weeds, insects and other pests, and disease, and that improve overall crop health both above and below ground via nitrogen management and seed-applied technologies. Its services include pasture and land management, and pest management. The company was founded on March 16, 2018 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

Bayer AG Pharmaceuticals - Leverkusen, Deu

Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer’s products and services are designed to benefit people and improve the quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earning power. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. In fiscal year 2012, Bayer employed 110,500 people and had sales of €39.8 billion. Capital expenditures amounted to €2 billion, R&D expenses to €3 billion.

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