Bunge Limited Completes Sale of Brazilian Fertilizer Business to Yara

    Bunge Limited Completes Sale of Brazilian Fertilizer Business to Yara

PR Newswire

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2013

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Bunge Limited (NYSE: BG)
today announced that it has successfully completed the sale of its Brazilian
fertilizer operations, including blending facilities, brands and warehouses,
to Yara International ASA for $750 million, subject to certain post-closing
adjustments.

Through a long-term supply agreement with Yara, Bunge will continue to supply
fertilizer to farmers in Brazil as part of its grain origination activities.
The company will also continue to operate its fertilizer terminal in the Port
of Santos.

"We are delighted that the transaction has been successfully completed. This
sale enables Bunge to size our Brazilian fertilizer activities so they are a
more streamlined complement to our agribusiness operations," stated Soren
Schroder, Bunge's Chief Executive Officer. "The proceeds, when combined with
reduced capital expenditures and expected lower working capital needs in the
second half of 2013, will enhance our financial flexibility and strong balance
sheet."

About Bunge Limited

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and
food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 35,000
employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to
serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal
feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces
sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make
ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America.
Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

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SOURCE Bunge Limited

Website: http://www.bunge.com
Contact: Investor Contact: Mark Haden, Bunge Limited, 914-684-3398,
mark.haden@bunge.com; Media Contact: Susan Burns, Bunge Limited, 914-684-3246,
susan.burns@bunge.com
 
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