Agrochemicals Market-Mergers & Acquisitions - Global Trends (2000-2016) and Outlook-by Deal Type, by Segment and by Region

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The Global Agrochemicals Market in the year 2013 Stood at USD 41.12 Billion, Marking a Massive 43% Growth Compared to USD 28.78 Billion

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF (Germany)
  • Dow Chemicals (U.S.)
  • DuPont (U.S)
  • Monsanto (U.S.)
  • Sumitomo Chemical (Japan)
  • Syngenta AG (Switzerland)
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“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
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • BASF (Germany)
  • Dow Chemicals (U.S.)
  • DuPont (U.S)
  • Monsanto (U.S.)
  • Sumitomo Chemical (Japan)
  • Syngenta AG (Switzerland)
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1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives Of The Study
1.2 Market Scope
1.3 Currency
1.4 Stakeholders
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.1.1 Key Data From Secondary Sources
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Key Data From Primary Sources
2.1.2.2 Key Industry Insights
2.1.2.3 Breakdown Of Primary Interviews
2.2 Factor Analysis
2.2.1 Introduction
2.2.2 Demand Side Analysis
2.2.2.1 Rising Food Prices: A Global Crisis
2.2.2.2 Losses Along The Food Chain
2.2.2.3 Shrinking Availability Of Arable Land
2.2.3 Supply-Side Analysis
2.2.3.1 Technological Advancements For Proper Crop Protection Application To Crops
2.2.3.2 Emerging Import And Export Trends In The Agrochemicals Market
2.3 Deal Size Estimation
2.3.1.1 Market Analysis: Research Approach
2.3.1.2 Deal Size Estimation: Top-Down & Bottom-Up Approaches
2.4 Market Breakdown & Data Triangulation
2.5 Research Assumptions & Limitations
2.5.1 Assumptions
2.5.2 Limitations
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights

5 Market Dynamics & Major Trends
5.1 Introduction
5.2 The Big Six Agrochemicals Corporations
5.3 Market Split: Crop Protection Vs. Others
5.4 Segment Share Analysis: Herbicide Takes The Lion Share
5.5 Agrochemicals Market Development By Region
5.6 Crop Share Analysis: Fruits And Vegetables Continue To Dominate Demand
5.7 Market Dynamics
5.7.1 Drivers
5.7.1.1 Strong Focus On Research And Development
5.7.1.2 Robust Growth In Emerging Markets
5.7.1.3 Growth Of Horticulture & Floriculture
5.7.2 Restraints
5.7.2.1 Infringement Of Intellectual Property Rights
5.7.2.2 Environmental Concerns
5.7.2.3 High Liabilities For Few Major Companies
5.7.3 Opportunities
5.7.3.1 Strategic Initiatives In Agriculture Sector
5.7.3.2 Strategic Agreements And Acquisitions
5.7.3.3 Introduction Of Modern Automated Technology To Help Address Problems Faced By The Agrochemicals Market
5.7.4 Challenges
5.7.4.1 Stringent Laws, Regulations, And Standards
5.7.4.2 Volatility In Energy And Raw Material Prices Could Inflate Operating Costs
5.7.4.3 Fluctuations In Commodity Prices
6 Underlying Factors Influencing M&A Activity In Agrochemical Sector
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Pricing Trends
6.3 M&A Priority In Agrochemicals, By Region
6.4 Operational Challenges Faced By The Agrochemicals Market
6.4.1 High R&D Costs
6.4.2 Growth Stages Of Various Regions In The Market
6.4.3 Higher Dependency On Imports
6.4.4 Growth Of Agricultural Production
6.4.5 Growing Demand For Ipm & Organic Farming
7 Global Agrochemicals Market Consolidation
8 Mergers & Acquisitions And Its Operational Synergy Across The Agrochemicals Value Chain
8.1 Specific Stages In The Value Chain
8.2 Integration Challenges
8.2.1 Access To Raw Materials
8.2.2 Target The Large Scale Players And Easy Access To Customers
8.2.3 Customization To Product Portfolios
8.2.4 Increasing A Company’S Market Share Globally
8.2.5 Conclusion
9 Global Agrochemicals Market Mergers & Acquisitions Activity
9.1 Global Agrochemicals Market Deal Value Analysis
9.2 Case Studies
9.2.1 Dow Chemicals & Dupont Merger
9.2.2 Syngenta And Chemchina
10 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Major Companies In The Agrochemicals Market
11 Global Agrochemicals Market Outlook
11.1 The Future Agrochemicals Landscape
11.2 Herbicides Segment: M&A Outlook
11.3 Fungicides Segment: M&A Outlook
11.4 Insecticides Segment: M&A Outlook 2015-2024
12 Conclusion
13 Appendix
13.1 Insights Of Industry Experts

List of Tables

Table 1 Impact Of Key Drivers On The Mergers & Acquisitions In The Agrochemicals Market
Table 2 Impact Of Key Restraints On The Agrochemicals Market
Table 3 Opportunities In The Agrochemicals Market
Table 4 Challenges For The Agrochemicals Market
Table 5 List Of Agrochemical Company Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Agreements, And Divestitures, March 2000 To March 2016
Table 6 List Of Agrochemical Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, Agreements And Divestitures (March 2000 To March 2016)
Table 7 Impact Of Dow Chemicals & Dupont Merger: Synergies In Agrochemical Products, 2015
Table 8 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Major Companies In The Agrochemicals Market, 2015
Table 9 Agrochemicals To Come Off-Patent (2015-2024)

List of Figures

Figure 1 Agrochemicals Mergers & Acquisitions,: Market Segmentation
Figure 2 Research Design: Agrochemical Mergers & Acquisitions Analysis
Figure 3 Global Food Price Index (2000-2014)
Figure 4 Global Food Loss Assessments Along The Value Chain
Figure 5 Global Shrinking Arable Land (1980-2012)
Figure 6 Global Exim Trends In The Agrochemicals Market (2011-2015)
Figure 7 Data Triangulation Methodology
Figure 8 Agrochemicals Market Futuristic Landscape (2016-2024)
Figure 9 Agrochemicals Market - Potential Regions For Mergers & Acquisitions (2000-2016)
Figure 10 Agrochemicals Market - Major Players Share
Figure 11 Cost Of Bringing A New Agrohemical Product To Market
Figure 12 Agrochemical Deals More Than USD 1 Billion During The Period
(2000-2016)
Figure 13 Agrochemicals Market, Company Revenue Share, 2013
Figure 14 Growth Trends In Agrochemicals Market (2005-2013)
Figure 15 Growth In Agrcochemical Market Segments (CAGR), 2005-2013
Figure 16 Agrochemicals Market Share (Value), By Category, 2005 Vs. 2013
Figure 17 Agrochemicals Market Share Analysis (Value), By Segment, 2013
Figure 18 Agrochemicals Market Share (Value), By Region, 2014
Figure 19 Agrochemicals Market Share Analysis (Value), By Crop, 2013
Figure 20 Strong Focus On R&D Driving The Growth Of Agrochemicals Market
Figure 21 Global R&D Expenditure In The Agrochemicals Market (2000-2013)
Figure 22 Agrochemical Asp Trends, By Type, 2012 - 2015 (USD/Kg)
Figure 23 M&A Priority In Agrochemicals, By Region
Figure 24 Operational Challenges Faced By Agrochemicals Market
Figure 25 Trend In R&D Costs In The Agrochemcials Market (1995-2008)
Figure 26 Agrochemicals Market Growth In APACIs Experiencing High Growth
Figure 27 Annual Growth Trend In Agrochemical Imports, 2006 - 2014 (USD Million)
Figure 28 Trend In Global Agricultural Production Value, 2009 - 2013 (USD Billion)
Figure 29 Private Sector Investment In Agricultural Research, 1994 Vs. 2010
Figure 30 Agrochemicals Market Consolidation: 2000-2016
Figure 31 Agrochemicals Market Value Chain
Figure 32 Agrochemical Products Value Chain
Figure 33 Global Agrochemicals Market Deal Value Analysis: Top 10 Deals
(2000-2016)
Figure 34 Global Agrochemicals Market Growth (2007-2013)
Figure 35 Global Agrochemicals Market Share, By Company, 2007 Vs. 2013
Figure 36 Agrochemicals Market M&A Activity By Deal Type (2000-2016)
Figure 37 Global Deal Share By Segment (2000-2016)
Figure 38 Deals In The Global Agrochemicals Market, By Region And Acquirer And Target (2000-2016)
Figure 39 Deals In The Global Agrochemicals Market, By Region And Acquirer And Target (2000-2016)
Figure 40 Dow Chemicals & Dupont Merger
Figure 41 Impact Of Dow Chemicals & Dupont Merger: Market Share Shift
Figure 42 Impact Of Dow Chemicals & Dupont Merger: Influence On Stock Prices
Figure 43 Global Crop Protection Chemicals And Seed Market, 2014
Figure 44 Global Crop Protection Chemicals And Seed Market After Dow Chemicals And Dupont-Syngenta And Chemchina Deals, 2014
Figure 45 Impact Of Acquisiiton Of Syngenta By Chemchina: Influence On Stock Prices
Figure 46 Need For Mergers & Acquisitions In The Agrochemicals Market
Figure 47 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Key Companies In The Agrochemicals Market, 2015
Figure 48 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Key Companies In The Insecticides Segment, 2015
Figure 49 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Key Companies In The Herbicides Segment-2015
Figure 50 Portfolio Gap Analysis Of The Key Companies In The Fungicides Segment-2015
Figure 51 Global Crop-Protection Chemicals And Seed Market, 2014
Figure 52 Crop Acreage To Determine The Demand Potential For Agrochemicals, 2009-2014
Figure 53 Herbicides To Come Off-Patent, 2015-2024
Figure 54 Fungicides To Come Off-Patent, 2015-2024
Figure 55 Insecticides To Come Off-Patent, 2015-2024
Figure 56 Agrochemicals Patents To Expire During 2015 - 2024
Figure 57 Crop-Protection Chemicals And Seeds Market Share Post-Mergers 2016
Figure 58 Major Crops That Will Remain Important Targets For Agrochemical Development
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- ADAMA Agricultural Solutions (Israel)
- BASF (Germany)
- Bayer CropScience (Germany)
- China National Chemical Corp (China)
- Dow Chemicals (U.S.)
- DuPont (U.S)
- Monsanto (U.S.)
- Nufarm Limited (Australia)
- Sumitomo Chemical (Japan)
- Syngenta AG (Switzerland)
- United Phosphorus Limited (UPL) (India)
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