Ackman-Like Activism Spurs Agrium, SNC Rallies

Ackman-Like Activism Spurs Agrium, SNC Rallies

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Agrium, the Calgary-based fertilizer maker, has risen 18 percent since Aug. 13, 2012, the day before a report that New York-based hedge fund Jana Partners LLC pressed the company to spin off its farm-supply retail network and suggested a slate of directors.