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FMC and DuPont close mutual divestment deal

FMC and DuPont close mutual divestment deal

Speciality chemicals company FMC and US chemicals firm DuPont closed their mutual divestment agreements on 1 November, designed to secure DuPont’s US$130bn with Dow Chemical Company. , FMC and DuPont close mutual divestment deal FMC has acquired part of DuPont’s Crop Protection business, including its cereal broadleaf herbicide and chewing pest insecticide portfolios, its crop protection R&D pipeline and organisation, excluding seed treatment, nematicides and late-stage R&D programmes.The European Commission had ruled that DuPont must divest a portion of its crop protection business in order for its merger with Dow to go ahead.

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