Top 10 Ag Retail Acquisitions Of The Last Decade

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10. Wilbur-Ellis Co. > Premier Ag, LLC


Year: 2010
Retail outlets acquired: 3

In 2010, Wilbur-Ellis purchased the assets of Premier Ag, a full-service plant nutrition, seed and plant protection products retailer, which had been co-owned by Cargill and Sunray Co-op. The purchase included three locations in Sunray, TX, and Hugoton, KS. Steven Dietze, Wilbur-Ellis Vice President, South Central Operations, identified Premier’s close proximity to existing operations as an important consideration in pursuing the acquisition. “The geography served by Premier provides us with a natural extension of the market that we now serve in West Texas,” he said.

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