Deal Snapshot
CANADIAN FERTILISER MAKERS AGRIUM, POTASHCORP CLOSE MERGER
Tuesday 02 January 2018

Canadian fertiliser companies Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) (TSX: POT) (NYSE: POT) have closed their merger of equals transaction, the companies said.
Upon closing the merger transaction, the new company will be named Nutrien. As the largest global provider of crop inputs and services, Nutrien will play a critical role in "Feeding the Future" by helping growers to increase food production in a sustainable manner. Last September, Agrium and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan agreed to the deal.


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Details
Date Published: 02/01/2018
Target: Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan
Country: Canada
Deal Size: 36bn (USD)
Sector: Agriculture/Forestry
Type: Merger
Financing: Stock
Status: Closed
Vendor:
Buyer: Agrium Inc
Buyer Advisor: Barclays Capital , CIBC Capital Markets , Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP , Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP , Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison LLP , Latham and Watkins LLP
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