August 23, 2016 | Nasdaq
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Powerful US Panel Clears Chinese Takeover of Syngenta

Just months after shooting down much smaller Chinese deals for electronics and lightbulb manufacturers

A powerful federal committee blessed China National Chemical Corp.'s $43 billion planned takeover of seed giant Syngenta AG, months after shooting down much smaller Chinese deals for electronics and lightbulb manufacturers.

The decision indicates that potential worries about the long-term security of the American agricultural industry resonate far less than immediate concerns over foreign ownership of technology and cybersecurity assets, according to lawyers who work on foreign-driven merger deals. To read more click here.

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