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Aug 22, 2016, 01:00 ET ChemChina and Syngenta receive clearance from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

 China National Chemical Corporation (ChemChina) and Syngenta today announced that the companies have received clearance on their proposed...


Jul 22, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta 2016 Half Year Results

- Sales $7.1 billion: 2 percent lower at constant exchange rates - sales 7 percent lower at actual rates - Sales of new products...


May 12, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta launches new biological seed treatment

 Syngenta today announced the launch of the EPIVIO™ brand family, a range of new biostimulants which address abiotic stresses through...


May 04, 2016, 01:00 ET Board announcement - appointment of CEO

 Syngenta announced today the appointment of J. Erik Fyrwald, currently President and CEO of the U.S. chemistry distribution company Univar...


Apr 26, 2016, 08:30 ET Syngenta Annual General Meeting

At the Annual General Meeting of Syngenta AG held on April 26, 2016, the 1337 shareholders representing 50.68% of the total shares approved all...


Apr 20, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta First quarter 2016: resilient performance in challenging markets

 Group sales of $3.7 billion including Lawn and Garden were unchanged at constant exchange rates compared with the first quarter of 2015. ...


Mar 16, 2016, 02:00 ET Syngenta publishes 2015 Annual Report

Syngenta today announced that its 2015 Annual Report is now available at www.ar.syngenta.com. The 2015 Annual Report consists of the following...


Mar 10, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta announces the closing of the trading line for the purpose of repurchasing shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange

On October 16, 2015, Syngenta opened a trading line with ISIN CH0299298080 on the SIX Swiss Exchange, for the purpose of repurchasing shares. A...


Mar 08, 2016, 01:00 ET Publication of Swiss Prospectus for ChemChina cash offer

On 3 February 2016 Syngenta announced that ChemChina has offered to acquire 100% of the outstanding share capital of Syngenta at a price of USD 465...


Feb 23, 2016, 01:00 ET EIU research: $2 trillion of new growth from rural economies possible by 2030

 Research released today from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that promoting rural development has the potential to unlock $2...


Feb 12, 2016, 01:00 ET Filing of 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F

 Syngenta announced that the 2015 Annual Report on Form 20-F has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The document is...


Feb 03, 2016, 01:00 ET Syngenta 2015 Full Year Results

- Sales $13.4 billion: up one percent at constant exchange rates - 11 percent lower at actual rates due to US dollar strength -...


Feb 03, 2016, 01:00 ET ChemChina cash offer to acquire Syngenta at a value of over US$ 43 billion

- Cash offer at US$ 465 per share plus special dividend of CHF 5 - offer equivalent to CHF 480 per share1 - proposed ordinary...


Jan 08, 2016, 01:00 ET EU approval for SOLATENOL™ fungicide

Syngenta announced today that its SDHI fungicide SOLATENOL™ has been approved by the EU authorities. This registration will allow Syngenta to...


Nov 06, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta and DSM to develop and commercialize biological solutions for agriculture

Syngenta and DSM today announced an R&D partnership to develop microbial-based agricultural solutions, including bio-controls, bio-pesticides...


Sep 16, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta R&D Day: unparalleled pipeline of innovation

 At its research facility in Stein, Switzerland, Syngenta will today set out the details of its pipeline of unparalleled innovation across...


Sep 14, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta receives US EPA approval for new high performance fungicide

Syngenta announced today that it has received US EPA approval for ORONDIS™ a new high-performance fungicide. First sales are expected in the...


Sep 03, 2015, 01:00 ET Syngenta announces actions to accelerate shareholder value creation

Syngenta today announced actions to accelerate shareholder value creation through unlocking the considerable inherent worth in its global seeds...


Sep 01, 2015, 01:00 ET US approval for Syngenta blockbuster fungicide Solatenol™

- A step change in disease control for US growers - Global peak sales potential of $1 billion  - Solatenol products...


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...


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...