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Agrochemicals Market-Mergers & Acquisitions - Global Trends (2000-2016) and Outlook-by Deal Type (Acquisitions, Agreements, Divestitures, Mergers & Others), by Segment (Crop-Protection Chemicals, Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides & Others), and by Regi

Agrochemicals Market-Mergers & Acquisitions - Global Trends (2000-2016) and Outlook-by Deal Type (Acquisitions, Agreements, Divestitures, Mergers & Others), by Segment (Crop-Protection Chemicals, Herbicides, Fungicides, Insecticides & Others), and by Region

“Crop-protection chemicals will remain the prime focus for investments in the agrochemicals market”
Among various segments, crop protection chemicals held a major deal share during the period March 2000 to March 2016. This segment held the maximum market share in the year 2013, witnessing a large number of deals. Rising costs of R&D, new product development, crop-protection formulations, and allied products have overall attracted mergers & acquisitions in this segment. Mergers & acquisitions in the crop-protection chemicals have enabled large-scale agrochemical manufacturers to improve their product lines and expand their market share, globally.

“Herbicides: The most attractive segment in the agrochemicals market for mergers & acquisitions”
Among various agrochemicals, herbicides remain the prime focus for investments by agrochemical companies. This segment covers a variety of crop and non-crop applications. Herbicides are widely used in field crops. The major field crops are cereals, corn, soybean, rice, rapeseed, sugarbeet, cotton, sugarcane, and sunflower. The other crops that use herbicides are fruits and vegetables.

“Acquisitions will be the major deal type to be used by the agrochemical companies in the coming years”
Among various deal types witnessed during the period March 2000 to March 2016, the maximum number of deals was acquisitions in the agrochemicals market. Acquisitions are one of the important deal types that have enabled business growth for major agrochemical companies. These deals have helped agrochemical companies to improve and diversify their product portfolio at reduced cost, and also improve their competitive advantages.

“North-America & Europe: to attract more mergers & acquisitions in the agrochemicals market”
Maximum deals (by target) are witnessed by companies headquartered in the North American region and Europe, as in these regions the agrochemical markets is well developed and has a large number of companies offering various products.

Break-up of Primaries:
 By Company Type: Tier 1 – 50 %, Tier 2 – 30%, and Tier 3 – 20%
 By Designation: C level – 28%, Director level – 22%, Others – 50%
 By Region: North America – 40%, Europe – 20%, Asia-Pacific – 30%, RoW – 10%

Leading players profiled in this report are Syngenta AG (Switzerland), Bayer CropScience (Germany), BASF (Germany), Dow Chemicals (U.S.), Monsanto (U.S.), and DuPont (U.S). Other players include United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) (India), China National Chemical Corp (China), ADAMA Agricultural Solutions (Israel), Nufarm Limited (Australia), and Sumitomo Chemical (Japan).
Reasons to buy this report:
To get a comprehensive overview of the mergers & acquisitions in the agrochemicals market
To gain wide ranging information about the top players in this industry, their key product segments, and key strategies adopted by them to increase their market share
To gain insights about the major countries/regions in which the number of mergers & acquisitions in the agrochemicals market is increasing


  • INTRODUCTION
    • OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    • MARKET SCOPE
    • CURRENCY
    • STAKEHOLDERS
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH DATA
      • SECONDARY DATA
      • PRIMARY DATA
    • FACTOR ANALYSIS
      • INTRODUCTION
      • DEMAND SIDE ANALYSIS
      • SUPPLY-SIDE ANALYSIS
    • DEAL SIZE ESTIMATION
    • MARKET BREAKDOWN & DATA TRIANGULATION
    • RESEARCH ASSUMPTIONS & LIMITATIONS
      • ASSUMPTIONS
      • LIMITATIONS
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
  • PREMIUM INSIGHTS
  • MARKET DYNAMICS & MAJOR TRENDS
    • INTRODUCTION
    • THE BIG SIX AGROCHEMICALS CORPORATIONS
    • MARKET SPLIT: CROP PROTECTION VS. OTHERS
    • SEGMENT SHARE ANALYSIS: HERBICIDE TAKES THE LION SHARE
    • AGROCHEMICALS MARKET DEVELOPMENT BY REGION
    • CROP SHARE ANALYSIS: FRUITS AND VEGETABLES CONTINUE TO DOMINATE DEMAND
    • MARKET DYNAMICS
      • DRIVERS
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY DRIVERS ON THE MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS IN THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
      • RESTRAINTS
        • Table IMPACT OF KEY RESTRAINTS ON THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
      • OPPORTUNITIES
        • Table OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
      • CHALLENGES
        • Table CHALLENGES FOR THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
  • UNDERLYING FACTORS INFLUENCING M&A ACTIVITY IN AGROCHEMICAL SECTOR
    • INTRODUCTION
    • PRICING TRENDS
    • M&A PRIORITY IN AGROCHEMICALS, BY REGION
    • OPERATIONAL CHALLENGES FACED BY THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
      • HIGH R&D COSTS
      • GROWTH STAGES OF VARIOUS REGIONS IN THE MARKET
      • HIGHER DEPENDENCY ON IMPORTS
      • GROWTH OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION
      • GROWING DEMAND FOR IPM & ORGANIC FARMING
  • GLOBAL AGROCHEMICALS MARKET CONSOLIDATION
    • Table LIST OF AGROCHEMICAL COMPANY MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, ALLIANCES, AGREEMENTS, AND DIVESTITURES, MARCH 2000 TO MARCH 2016
  • MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS AND ITS OPERATIONAL SYNERGY ACROSS THE AGROCHEMICALS VALUE CHAIN
    • SPECIFIC STAGES IN THE VALUE CHAIN
    • INTEGRATION CHALLENGES
      • ACCESS TO RAW MATERIALS
      • TARGET THE LARGE SCALE PLAYERS AND EASY ACCESS TO CUSTOMERS
      • CUSTOMIZATION TO PRODUCT PORTFOLIOS
      • INCREASING A COMPANY'S MARKET SHARE GLOBALLY
      • CONCLUSION
  • GLOBAL AGROCHEMICALS MARKET MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS ACTIVITY
    • GLOBAL AGROCHEMICALS MARKET DEAL VALUE ANALYSIS
      • Table LIST OF AGROCHEMICAL MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS, ALLIANCES, AGREEMENTS AND DIVESTITURES (MARCH 2000 TO MARCH 2016)
    • CASE STUDIES
      • DOW CHEMICALS & DUPONT MERGER
        • Table IMPACT OF DOW CHEMICALS & DUPONT MERGER: SYNERGIES IN AGROCHEMICAL PRODUCTS, 2015
      • SYNGENTA AND CHEMCHINA
  • PORTFOLIO GAP ANALYSIS OF THE MAJOR COMPANIES IN THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET
    • Table PORTFOLIO GAP ANALYSIS OF THE MAJOR COMPANIES IN THE AGROCHEMICALS MARKET, 2015
  • GLOBAL AGROCHEMICALS MARKET OUTLOOK
    • THE FUTURE AGROCHEMICALS LANDSCAPE
      • Table AGROCHEMICALS TO COME OFF-PATENT (2015-2024)
    • HERBICIDES SEGMENT: M&A OUTLOOK
    • FUNGICIDES SEGMENT: M&A OUTLOOK
    • INSECTICIDES SEGMENT: M&A OUTLOOK 2015-2024
  • CONCLUSION
  • APPENDIX
    • INSIGHTS OF INDUSTRY EXPERTS
    • DISCUSSION GUIDE
    • INTRODUCING RT: REAL-TIME MARKET INTELLIGENCE
    • RELATED REPORTS

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