Terra Industries Acquired by Yara

Davis, Avram
February 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;2/22/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p18
The article reports on the acquisition of Terra Industries Inc. by listed, Oslo, Norway-based fertilizer supplier Yara International ASA for about 4.1 billion U.S. dollars. The deal has concluded the lengthy battle between Terra and its competitor CF Industries Holdings Inc. It compares the bid of CF and Yara for Terra. The conflict between Terra and CF emerged following the 3.6 billion U.S. dollar offer from fertilizer maker Agrium Inc. to acquire CF in February 2009.


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