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Sep 01
2010

Dukes flying in PotashCorp battle

Posted by dbedell in shareholder rightspotashpoison pillmergers and acquisitions, M&A;, DealsCanadaaustralia

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Few people would have cared—or understood—three weeks ago if someone had said that potash is a hot commodity. But with Australia’s BHP Billiton and Canada’s PotashCorp in a dukes up, all out brawl right now for control of the Canadian fertilizer firm, potash—and the fertilizer industry—have taken on new significance.

On Tuesday they took the battle to fresh heights—or depths as the case may be—when PotashCorp accused the Aussie mining firm of “highly-unethical” behaviour, as the FT reports.



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