M&A Deal Summary

Yara International Acquires Terra Industries

On March 12, 2010, Yara International acquired chemicals company Terra Industries

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Yara International’s 7th transaction in the Chemicals sector.
  • This is Yara International’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Yara International’s 1st transaction in Iowa.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-03-12
Target Terra Industries
Sector Chemicals
Buyer(s) Yara International
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Terra Industries

Sioux City, Iowa, United States
website
Terra Industries, Inc., is an North American producer and marketer of nitrogen and methanol products for agricultural and industries.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Yara International

Oslo, Norway

website


Category Company
Founded 1905
Sector Chemicals
Employees17,800
Revenue 16.6B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Yara International is an entity which manufactures nitrogen chemicals worldwide. Yara was founded in 1905 and is based in Oslo, Norway.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 12
Sector (Chemicals) 7 of 8
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 10
State (Iowa) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 2
Year (2010) 2 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-01-28 Balderton Fertilisers SA

Geneva, Switzerland

Balderton Fertilisers SA is a fertilizer trading company in Europe trading 4.1 and 2.9 million tons of various products in 2008 and 2009 respectively

Buy $130M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-18 Yara International - Retail Fertilizer Buisness

South Africa

Yara International - Retail Fertilizer Buisness sell fertilizer delivered harbor in South Africa. Retail fertilizer marketing is typically combined with trade of other agriculture input and produce.

Sell -