Syngenta Closes DuPont Deal, Acquires Professional Products Insecticide Business

10/2/2012

Syngenta has announced that it has closed the acquisition of the DuPont Professional Products insecticide business. As a result, Syngenta now owns industry-leading insecticide brands Altriset, Advion, Arilon, Acelepryn, Calteryx and Provaunt. A number of DuPont Professional Products employees have also joined Syngenta.  

In addition to targeting the professional turf and pest management markets, 
Syngenta will pursue adjacent market opportunities in ornamental horticulture and 
the consumer space. The closing price for the acquisition was $125 million.