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Agrium and PotashCorp Complete Merger, Creating $36 Billion Company

Paul, Weiss represented Canadian agricultural products and services giant Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan. The merger establishes a new parent company named Nutrien Ltd., which will be the world’s premier provider of crop inputs and services, employing more than 20,000 people across operations in 14 countries.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Matthew Abbott, Christopher Cummings, Andrew Foley, Adam Givertz, Brian LavinTed MaynardRobert Schumer and Monica Thurmond and counsel Scott Grader, Frances Mi and John Satory; intellectual property partner Claudine Meredith-Goujon; international counsel Richard Elliott; litigation partners Lewis Clayton and Richard Rosen; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic and counsel Jarrett Hoffman; tax partner David Sicular and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; and environmental counsel William O’Brien.

January 1, 2018

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