Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content


Globe Investor

Inside the Market

Up-to-the-minute insights
on developing market news

Entry archive:

After the Agrium-Potash merger, a search for pure-play alternatives Add to ...

Subscribers Only

With shareholders of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. and Agrium Inc. voting on Thursday to approve their merger, the companies have taken another step toward history: If regulators bless the deal next year, two of Canada’s biggest agricultural success stories will become one.

Investors, however, need not wait until 2017 to … sell their shares. Call me churlish, but while this bottom-of-the-market deal may help the companies make it through a rough time in the fertilizer industry, it also dilutes the primary reason investors should put their money in either one. And it suggests investors should look at some other options.

Report Typo/Error

Follow us on Twitter: @GlobeInvestor

Also on The Globe and Mail

Farm group concerned about Agrium-Potash merger (BNN Video)

More Related to this Story


Next story