27 August 2015 I Deals and Cases

Monsanto Drops Plan to Acquire Syngenta

On 26 August 2015, Monsanto announced that it abandoned its unsolicited approach to acquire Syngenta for an amount in excess of USD 45 billion. Bär & Karrer advised Syngenta on its defense with respect to Swiss law.

The team was led by Rolf Watter and included Dieter Dubs and Mariel Hoch.