Deals & Cases
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).