CNH Industrial to acquire Raven Industries

CNH Industrial has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire all of the capital stock of Raven Industries for US$2.1 billion.
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CNH Industrial is set to acquire Raven Industries for $US 2.1 billion.

Staff writer

The transaction will be funded with available cash on hand of CNH Industrial. Closing of the deal is expected to occur in the fourth quarter of 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including approval of Raven shareholders and receipt of regulatory approvals.

"Precision agriculture and autonomy are critical components of our strategy to help our agricultural customers reach the next level of productivity and to unlock the true potential of their operations," said Scott Wine, chief executive officer, CNH Industrial.

"This acquisition emphasizes our commitment to enhance our precision farming portfolio and aligns with our digital transformation strategy. The combination of Raven's technologies and CNH Industrial's strong current and new product portfolio will provide our customers with novel, connected technologies, allowing them to be more productive and efficient," Wine said.

"Our Board and Management are excited about this partnership and what it means for our future," said Dan Rykhus, president and chief executive officer for Raven Industries.

"For 65 years, our company has been committed to solving great challenges. Part of that commitment includes delivering groundbreaking innovation by developing and investing in our core capabilities and technology,"  Rykhus said.

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