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Aug 26, 2015, 12:45 ET

Syngenta Comments on Monsanto Announcement

The Board of Syngenta confirms that it received a verbal proposal from Monsanto to acquire the company at a price of CHF245 in cash and a fixed...

Aug 19, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta plans divestment of Flowers seeds business

Syngenta announced today its intention to divest its premium Flowers seeds business from its Lawn and Garden operating unit. Divestment would...

Jul 23, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta 2015 Half Year Results

- Sales $7.6 billion: up 3 percent at constant exchange rates - Second quarter sales up 7 percent1: growth in all regions -...

Jun 23, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta Chairman Comments on Monsanto's Recent Approach

The Chairman of Syngenta's Board of Directors, Michel Demaré, today outlined the company's position on Monsanto's recent approach, which was...

Jun 08, 2015, 01:28 ET

Syngenta Comments on Second Letter from Monsanto

Dear Shareholders and other Stakeholders, On June 6, Syngenta received a second letter from Monsanto which essentially repeated their first...

May 08, 2015, 02:24 ET

Syngenta Statement on Unsolicited Preliminary Approach from Monsanto

Noting media reports, the Board of Syngenta confirms that it has received an unsolicited proposal from Monsanto to acquire the company at a price...

Apr 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

Syngenta Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 28, 2015, the 934 shareholders representing 54.68% of the total shares approved all the...

Apr 28, 2015, 01:00 ET

Breakthrough corn herbicide receives US EPA approval

- Step change in technology to address herbicide resistance challenges - Launch this year with peak sales potential of more than $250...

Apr 23, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta publishes data to unlock environmental, social and economic value

- Searchable, useable and shareable data on The Good Growth Plan - Open Data Institute collaboration a first for the agriculture...

Apr 17, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta First quarter 2015: sales $4.0 billion

  - Integrated sales up one percent at constant exchange rates - Reported sales impacted by currency; full year earnings guidance...

Mar 19, 2015, 02:00 ET

Significant progress made in first year of The Good Growth Plan

 Syngenta has published the first update on progress towards meeting the six ambitious commitments in The Good Growth Plan, which was launched...

Mar 18, 2015, 02:00 ET

Syngenta publishes 2014 Annual Report

 Syngenta today announced that its 2014 Annual Report is now available at www.syngenta.com/ar2014. The 2014 Annual Report consists of the...

Mar 17, 2015, 02:00 ET

Further corn trait expansion: approval in Vietnam

- Official approval for Bt11 x GA21 stacked corn seed - Superior control of the most damaging corn pest in ASEAN countries -...

Mar 03, 2015, 11:00 ET

Syngenta Announces Successful EUR 500 Million Eurobond Issue

Syngenta announced today the successful issue of a EUR 500 million Eurobond with a maturity of 12½ years and a coupon rate of 1.25%. John...

Feb 13, 2015, 01:00 ET

Filing of 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F

 Syngenta announced that the 2014 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is...

Feb 04, 2015, 01:00 ET

Syngenta 2014 Full Year Results

- Integrated sales up 6 percent at constant exchange rates -     up 7 percent excluding...

Dec 22, 2014, 03:30 ET

Syngenta Receives Chinese Import Approval for Agrisure Viptera® Corn Trait

- Import approval granted for food and feed use - Agrisure Viptera® offers unrivalled control of above-ground pests -...

Nov 24, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta updates on Accelerating Operational Leverage program

- Broad-based actions in Commercial, R&D and Global Operations - Targeted savings of $265 million in 20151 - Delivering...

Oct 16, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta Third quarter 2014: sales $3.0 billion

- Integrated sales up 3 percent[1], with growth in all regions - ELATUS™ orders exceed $200m in first nine months - Full...

Sep 29, 2014, 01:00 ET

Syngenta appoints new Chief Operating Officer

 Syngenta today announced that John Atkin, Chief Operating Officer, will retire from the company at the end of 2014. He will be succeeded by...