Crop Protection Chemicals Hold Maximum Deal Share, According to M&M Research Report Published at MarketPublishers.com24 May 2016 • by Natalie Aster
LONDON – Segment-wise, the crop protection chemicals segment held a significant deal share during March 2000 – March 2016. Surging R&D costs, new product development, formulations for crop protection, along with related products have overall drawn M&As in this segment. M&As in the crop-protection chemicals domain have enabled dominant agrochemical suppliers to enhance their product portfolios and grow their market share on a worldwide scale.
Herbicides continued to be the key focus for investments by agrochemical manufacturers. This segment comprises a diversity of non-crop and crop applications. Herbicides are extensively utilised in field crops, with the major of them being cereals, soybean, corn, rice, rapeseed, cotton, sugarbeet, sunflower, and sugarcane.
Amid various types of deals witnessed during the review period, the largest number of deals in the agrochemicals market was acquisitions. Acquisitions are one of the key deal types that have contributed to the business growth for prominent agrochemical firms. These deals have assisted agrochemical suppliers to enhance and diversify their product line at reduced costs, and also boost their competitive edge.
The majority of deals are entered into by companies based in North America and Europe, as the agrochemical markets in these regions are well developed, inhabited with a slew of companies offering diverse products.
Syngenta AG, Bayer CropScience, BASF, Dow Chemicals, Monsanto, DuPont, United Phosphorus Limited, China National Chemical Corp, ADAMA Agricultural Solutions, Sumitomo Chemical, and Nufarm Limited are the leading players in the industry.
Topical report “Agrochemicals Market-Mergers & Acquisitions - Global Trends (2000-2016) and Outlook” drawn up by M&M presents an insightful overview of the M&As in the agrochemicals marketplace.
The study canvasses the market dynamics giving insights into the limiters, drivers, challenges, and lucrative opportunities. It reviews a variety of key factors affecting M&As activity in the agrochemical sector; takes a look at the market consolidation; limelights M&As and operational synergy across the value chain; offers a deal value analysis and case studies. The report contains a portfolio gap analysis of the dominant companies in the agrochemicals marketplace, their main product segments, and key strategies preferred by them to boost their market share. It provides information on the major countries and/or regions in which the number of M&As in the agrochemicals market is on the rise. The study provides M&A outlook 2015-2024 for the market as a whole and for each of the three major product segments.
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