Novartis AG, AStraZeneca, PLC, and Syngenta AG, In the Matter of

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In the Matter of Novartis AG, AStraZeneca, PLC, and Syngenta AG
FTC Matter/File Number:

0010082

Docket Number:

C-3979

Enforcement Type:

Part 2 Consents

Case Summary

The consent order permits the merger of Novartis and AstraZeneca PLC into a new Swiss company, Syngenta AG. The order requires Novartis to divest its worldwide foliar fungicide business (based on the strobilurin chemical class) to Bayer Ag; and requires AstraZeneca to divest its worldwide com herbicide business (based on the active ingredient acetochlor) to Dow AgroSciences LLC.