ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta remains the largest takeover of a foreign company by a Chinese firm. Photo: AFP
ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta remains the largest takeover of a foreign company by a Chinese firm. Photo: AFP
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Syngenta, Swiss agrichemicals giant owned by ChemChina, kick-starts process to list on Shanghai’s Star Market

  • Syngenta was acquired by state-backed ChemChina for US$43 billion in 2017 in biggest takeover of a foreign firm by a Chinese entity
  • Basel-based agrichemical giant files compulsory ‘tutoring report’ with Chinese regulatory commission, seen as a precursor to a stock listing

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ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta remains the largest takeover of a foreign company by a Chinese firm. Photo: AFP
ChemChina’s acquisition of Syngenta remains the largest takeover of a foreign company by a Chinese firm. Photo: AFP
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