Yara Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Yara has acquired 12 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 6 assets.

Yara’s largest acquisition to date was in 2012, when it acquired Bunge - Brazilian Fertilizer Business for $750M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2021, when it sold Yara International - Salitre phosphate mining project to EuroChem Group AG for $410M. Yara has acquired in 2 different US states, and 8 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include chemicals (67%) and electronics (9%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 8
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8

Yara

Yara International ASA

Drammensveien 131,
Oslo, 0277
Norway,
47 24 15 70 00
www.yara.com

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


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 11 - - - 1 - 12
vol $1.0B $1.0B
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 - - 1 1 - 6
vol $410M $410M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Ecolan Oy 2021-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Tampere, Finland · www.ecolan.fi
Yara International - Salitre phosphate mining project 2021-08-01 410M USD Divestiture
Minas Gerais, Brazil
Qatar Fertiliser Company (QAFCO) 2020-03-08 - Stake Purchase
Doha, Qatar · www.qafco.qa
Agronomic Technology Corp. 2017-11-06 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.adapt-n.com
Yara International - European CO2 Business 2015-09-15 - Divestiture
, Norway
GrowHow UK Ltd. 2015-07-01 - Stake Purchase
Chester, United Kingdom
H+H Umwelt- u. Industrietechnik GmbH 2014-01-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Hargesheim, Germany · www.huhgmbh.eu
ZIM Plant Technology GmbH 2013-11-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Hennigsdorf, Germany · www.zim-plant-technology.com
Bunge - Brazilian Fertilizer Business 2012-12-07 750M USD Divestiture
, Brazil
Yara International - Retail Fertilizer Buisness 2010-05-18 - Divestiture
, South Africa
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Chemicals 8 (67%) 1.0B (100%) 4 (67%) -
Electronics 1 (8%) - - -
Environmental 1 (8%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (8%) - - -
Machinery 1 (8%) - - -
Metals/Mining - - 1 (17%) 410M (100%)
Retail - - 1 (17%) -
Total 12 $1.0B 6 $410M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Brazil 2 876M 1 410M
Finland 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - 1 -
United States 2 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Saskatchewan 1 - - -
Mexico 1 - - -
Norway - - 1 -
Qatar - - 1 -
South Africa - - 1 -
Sri Lanka - - 1 -
Switzerland 1 130M - -
Domestic - - 1 (17%) -
Cross-border 12 (100%) 1.0B (100%) 5 (83%) 410M (100%)
Total 12 $1.0B 6 $410M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $1.0B
TOTAL $1.0B
Largest Bunge - Brazilian Fertilizer Business
$750M (2012-12-07)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $410M
TOTAL $410M
Largest Yara International - Salitre phosphate mining project
$410M (2021-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
83%
5 (83%)

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