UPL limited manufactures, markets and distributes crop protection products, intermediates, specialty chemicals, and other industrial chemicals. It also undertakes research in these segments. Over time, UPL has made several acquisitions and entered into strategic alliances to diversify its product profile and increase geographical reach. The company is also present across the crop lifecycle – from seeds, seed-treatment products, pre and post-harvest products to storage treatment products. For FY20, Latin America contributed the highest share to its revenue (38 per cent), followed by North America (16 per cent), Europe (15 per cent) and India (11 per cent).
In FY 2019, the company acquired Arysta LifeScience in an all-cash USD 4.2 billion deal. Today, the combined entity has emerged as the world’s fifth-largest crop protection solutions company with sales of USD 5 billion in FY 2020. It has also successfully completed integration across products, systems, businesses, markets, cultures, IT platforms, research and development pipeline and global teams. This acquisition will add to the top-line. Additionally, the management believes
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September 14, 2020