UPL Ltd. acquires Arysta LifeScience

UPL Ltd. is now one of the top five agricultural solutions companies worldwide, according to a recent news release issued by the company. In a $4.2B deal, the company has acquired Arysta LifeScience from its parent and launched OpenAg. 

 

UPL aims “to transform agriculture by creating an open agricultural network that feeds sustainable growth for all,” said Jai Shroff, global CEO.  "UPL will offer broader choice, greater value and increased sustainability to secure the world's food supply,” he added.

 

In light of climate change and sophisticated food systems, Shroff says UPL’s biosolutions pipeline signals the dawn of a new era in sustainable agriculture, as a part of integrated pest and nutrition management programs. 

 

UPL is present in 76 countries with sales of agricultural solutions, biosolutions and seed treatments in 130+ countries around the world.

 

 

 

Source:  UPL February 1, 2019 news release

Publish date: 
Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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