Arysta LifeScience Corporation to acquire Grupo Bioquimico Mexicano
"GBM has focused on innovative high-value products in the growing horticulture market segment," said Chris Richards, president and CEO, Arysta LifeScience. "By combining the global strength of Arysta LifeScience with GBM's outstanding product line and marketing expertise, growers in Mexico, Central and South America and other targeted regions around the world will have access to new, innovative products and services that will help them manage their businesses more effectively. This acquisition is an important step in the development of the Arysta LifeScience global business in horticulture, which is one of our key focus markets."
The GBM product portfolio is focused on enhancing crop yield and quality in the high-value horticulture market and consists of plant growth regulators, foliar fertilizers, nutrition enhancers and crop protection products. GBM primarily sells its products in Mexico, Central America and South America. In Mexico, GBM will significantly expand the Arysta LifeScience crop protection business. In Central America, South America and other regions around the world, Arysta LifeScience intends to leverage its marketing and distribution presence to accelerate the growth of GBM's products in key horticultural markets.