Despite some opinions to the contrary among analysts and elsewhere in the investment community, Greg Barnes at TD Securities thinks Agrium Inc. shareholders would be wise to approve a merger with Potash Corp. 254 more words
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Plunging crop and fertilizer prices may not have hit rock bottom yet, and the market’s weakness makes it the right time to merge leading farm input suppliers, the chief executive officer of Agrium Inc said, making his pitch to skeptical investors for a $26 billion union with Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc. 346 more words
Potash Corp, Agrium execs confident mega merger will be approved, says deal saves millions on logistics
CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. are confident their mega merger announced Monday will eventually be approved, saying they are two very different yet tightly intertwined companies that would not breach antitrust laws because they occupy very different technological markets. 817 more words
CALGARY — Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium have agreed to merge in a deal that would create a global agricultural giant worth an estimated US$36 billion. 858 more words
Over the past three years, Potash Corp., Canada’s giant fertilizer producer, has scrapped two blockbuster deals proposed by two different leaders. Now president and chief executive Jochen Tilk is circling a third with Agrium Inc. 816 more words
Some people were shaken awake and some miners stuck underground in southeast Saskatchewan when a magnitude 3.8 earthquake hit early Monday morning.
Earthquakes Canada said it happened around 4:40 a.m., and was centred about 32 kilometres east-southeast of Yorkton. 221 more words
Farmers' groups fear a possible Agrium-Potash merger: 'It's like the movie 'Mad Max' — one company owns everything'
WINNIPEG/CHICAGO — North American farmers will pressure regulators to protect their negotiating leverage with fertilizer suppliers if Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc. agree to merge, major farm groups said on Wednesday. 675 more words