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Nidera seeds sells global sorghum portfolio

Nidera Seeds, together with Chromatin Inc., a US based company focused on sorghum seeds, announced Chromatin’s purchase of Nidera Seeds’ global sorghum portfolio. The sale includes Nidera’s sorghum assets, including its commercial sorghum products, research and development pipeline, associated intellectual property, inventory, and numerous market authorizations.

Day 1 of COFCO International

Today, April 24th 2017, our CEO Johnny Chi will launch COFCO International, a result of Nidera and COFCO Agri joining forces.

Acquisition of Nidera completed

The acquisition of Nidera by COFCO has been completed on 28 February, 2017.

Acquisition Nidera officially approved

COFCO International (“COFCO”) announced today that all required regulatory approvals have been received, allowing COFCO International to acquire the remaining minority stake in Nidera Capital B.V. (“Nidera”), currently held by Cygne B.V. The acquisition brings COFCO International’s ownership in Nidera to 100%.

Patrick Yu on World Economic Forum

Patrick Yu, Chairman of our Supervisory Board, attended the World Economic Forum in Davos last week.

COFCO acquires remaining shares

COFCO Corporation (“COFCO”) announced today that a definitive agreement has been reached whereby COFCO International Ltd. (“COFCO International”) will acquire the remaining minority stake in Nidera Capital B.V. (“Nidera”) currently held by Cygne B.V. (“Cygne”), bringing COFCO International’s ownership in Nidera to 100%. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is anticipated to take place in the fourth quarter of this year.