Monday, October 06, 2014

Japanese company Sumitomo Chemical eyes long term view with Nufarm investment

Japanese sake Copyright Peter Hanami 2005
Picture: Japanese sake 



"The takeover play saw Japan's Sumitomo Chemical take its 20 per cent in Nufarm at $14 a share. The Japanese company has since crept its stake up to 23 per cent and has a representative on the board....the end game looks like a takeover but the Japanese are notorious for having long-term time horizons"



Source: Seeds of doubt linger at Nufarm
Due Diligence
Australian Financial Review
Monday 17th March 2014, page 40