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Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited operates in basic chemicals, petrochemicals and plastics, IT-related chemicals, health and crop sciences, and pharmaceuticals sectors worldwide. The company’s Basic Chemicals segment provides inorganic chemicals, raw materials for synthetic fibers, organic chemicals, methyl methacrylate products, alumina products, aluminum, functional materials, additives, dyestuffs, etc. Its Petrochemicals & Plastics segment offers petrochemical products, synthetic resins, synthetic rubber, synthetic resin processed products, etc. The company’s IT-related Chemicals segment provides optical products, color filters, semiconductor processing materials, electronic materials, compound semiconductor materials, battery materials, touchscreen panels, etc. Its Health & Crop Sciences segment offers crop protection chemicals, fertilizers, agricultural materials, household and public hygiene insecticides, materials for protection against tropical diseases, feed additives, pharmaceutical chemicals, etc. The company’s Pharmaceuticals segment provides pharmaceutical products for medical treatment, radiopharmaceuticals, etc. It also supplies electrical power and steam; provides services for the design, engineering, and construction management of chemical plants; and offers transport and warehousing services, as well as engages in conducting materials and environmental analysis. Sumitomo Chemical Company, Limited was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

31,094 Employees
Last Reported Date: 06/21/16
Founded in 1913

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Office...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥132.0M
President, Chief Operating Officer, Represent...
Total Annual Compensation: ¥125.0M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

sumitomo chemical co ltd (4005) Key Developments

Monsanto Company and Sumitomo Chemical Announces New Global Agreement

Sumitomo Chemical has reached a new global agreement for collaboration on weed control solutions with Monsanto Company. The new global agreement will focus on developing and delivering next-generation weed control solutions through the collaboration of the two companies. Under this agreement, Sumitomo Chemical will engage in developing PPO chemistries, including a new generation PPO herbicide.

Sumitomo Reportedly In Advanced Stage Of Negotiations To Acquire Stake In Excel Crop

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (TSE:4005) is in advanced stage of negotiations to acquire a substantial equity stake in Excel Crop Care Limited (BSE:532511), reports a business daily. This deal is expected to pave the way for Sumitomo to own about 44% of Excel Crop for a total consideration of INR 12 billion - INR 13 billion. The plan is for Sumitomo to buy out the stake of Excel promoters, the Shroff family, holding 24.7% equity, as well as two financial investors together owning around 19% of shares, says the financial newspaper. There have been several rounds of talks between officials of Sumitomo and Excel Crop management, and indications are that the deal may be signed in June 2016, according to the daily. Nufarm Limited (ASX:NUF) owns more than 14% stake in Excel Crop and is likely to retain its strategic stake, says the financial newspaper. Besides Shroffs, the other two shareholders of Excel Crop Care who may sell their shares to Sumitomo are Ratnabali Capital Markets Ltd. holding 14.99% and Ratnabali Investment Private Limited holding 3.95%.

Sumitomo Chemical Reportedly In Talks To Acquire Stake In Excel Crop

Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. (TSE:4005) likely to acquire 44% stake in Excel Crop Care Limited (BSE:532511). As per the sources, there have been several rounds of talks between officials of Sumitomo Chemical and the Excel management, and indications are that the deal may be signed in June.


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