DECATUR, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Japan Fair Trade Commission today notified Archer Daniels Midland
Company (NYSE: ADM) of its approval of ADM’s proposed acquisition of
GrainCorp Limited. This brings the number of government agencies that
have cleared the acquisition to five. South Africa’s Competition
Commission and Canada’s Competition Bureau cleared the acquisition
earlier this month, and the Australian Competition and Consumer
Commission did so in June. The United States Federal Trade Commission
also approved the acquisition last November. ADM continues to work with
regulators in Australia, China, the European Union, and South Korea.
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company
(NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve vital needs.
Today, 30,000 ADM employees around the globe convert oilseeds, corn,
wheat and cocoa into products for food, animal feed, industrial and
energy uses. With more than 265 processing plants, 460 crop procurement
facilities, and the world’s premier crop transportation network, ADM
helps connect the harvest to the home in more than 140 countries. For
more information about ADM and its products, visit www.adm.com.
Archer Daniels Midland Company
Jackie Anderson, 217-424-5413