ZURICH, Sept 6 ChemChina on Tuesday extended by
almost two months the deadline for Syngenta investors
to tenders their shares as the Chinese company seeks to complete
a $43 billion takeover of the Swiss pesticides and seeds group.
Investors in Basel-based Syngenta now have until Nov. 8 to
tender shares unless this is further extended, ChemChina said in
a statement. The previous deadline, which had already been
extended, was Sept. 13.
"All of the other terms and conditions of the tender offers
remain unchanged and ChemChina continues to expect to conclude
the transaction by the end of the year," ChemChina said in a
(Reporting by Joshua Franklin; Editing by Michael Shields)