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The Mosaic Company Successfully Prices $750 Million Notes Issue

Monday, October 17, 2011

The Mosaic Company Successfully Prices $750 Million Notes Issue22:19 EDT Monday, October 17, 2011PLYMOUTH, M.N., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) announced today that it successfully priced two series of notes in the aggregate principal amount of $750 million. One series of notes bears interest at an annual rate of 3.75%, is in a principal amount of $450 million and matures November 15, 2021. The other series of notes bears interest at an annual rate of 4.875%, is in a principal amount of $300 million and matures November 15, 2041.Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated; Barclays Capital Inc.; Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC; U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as book-running managers of the offering.The Company has filed a registration statement (including a prospectus) with the SEC for the offering to which this communication relates. Before investing, investors should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. Investors may obtain these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC web site at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, the Company, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send investors the prospectus if requested by contacting: Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated100 West 33rd Street, New York, New York  10001Attention:  Prospectus DepartmentTel: 800-294-1322. Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 180 Varick Street New York, New York 10014 Attention: Prospectus Department Tel: 866-718-1649 Broadridge Financial Solutions1155 Long Island AvenueEdgewood, NY 11717Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.comTel: 888-603-5847 About The Mosaic CompanyThe Mosaic Company is one of the world's leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. Mosaic is a single source provider of phosphate and potash fertilizers and feed ingredients for the global agriculture industry.SOURCE The Mosaic CompanyFor further information: Media, Rob Litt, +1-763-577-6187, rob.litt@mosaicco.com, or Investors, Laura Gagnon +1-763-577-8213, investor@mosaicco.com, both of The Mosaic Company