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Syngenta Weighs $10 Billion Shanghai IPO Before Year-End, Sources Say

  • Strategic investors may get about half of Star Board shares
  • At $10 billion, the offer would be among year’s biggest
Syngenta AG Crops And Seeds Following China National Chemical Corp. $43 Billion Takeover

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Syngenta Group is considering a plan to launch its mega initial public offering in Shanghai before the end of this year, according to people familiar with the matter, paving the way for one of the world’s biggest listings in 2022.

The seed and fertilizer giant owned by China National Chemical Corp. could seek a 65 billion yuan ($9.7 billion) listing on Shanghai’s Nasdaq-style Star Board that it has already announced, the people said, asking not to be identified as the information is private.