Deals & Cases

Deals & Cases

August 2015

Monsanto's proposed business combination with Syngenta

In May and August 2015, Monsanto announced that it had made private proposals to Syngenta’s board of directors for a business combination of Monsanto and Syngenta, which were rejected by Syngenta. Lenz & Staehelin advised Monsanto in relation to its proposals.

The team included Rudolf Tschäni, Hans-Jakob Diem and Simone Ehrsam (Corporate) and Jean-Blaise Eckert and Pascal Hinny (Tax).

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