Category: CF Industries

CF Industries (CF), OCI N.V. Amend Merger Agreement

CF Industries (CF – Analyst Report) and Netherlands-based fertilizers and industrial chemicals producer – OCI N.V. – said that they have amended their merger agreement originally announced in Aug 2015. Under the modified agreement, the jurisdiction of incorporation and tax residency of the new combined company has been changed to...

Abandoned Yahoo Spinoff a Sign That Tax Is Fading as a Deal Driver

Yahoo has reportedly abandoned its plan to spin off its stake in Alibaba. Yahoo’s proposed spinoff had been driven by tax concerns. In a world without taxes, Yahoo could have simply sold its Alibaba shares and distributed the proceeds to shareholders. Yahoo will now concentrate on other strategic options, including...

Durbin to home state company: Don’t leave

The Senate’s No. 2 Democrat is calling on an American fertilizer company to keep its official address in the U.S. CF Industries, now based in Deerfield, Ill., announced last week that it would buy a range of facilities from a Dutch competitor, OCI, in an $8 billion deal. As part...