3. Agrium > Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Retail outlets acquired: 32
Agrium expanded its retail operations into the Southern U.S. Plains through the acquisition of 32 retail outlets (18 farm centers and 14 satellites in Kansas and Oklahoma) from Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) in 2007. “We expect this acquisition to provide a platform for further expansion in the Southern U.S. Plains as we continue to deliver on our strategic growth objectives,” said Mike Wilson, Agrium President and CEO. ADM retail outlets had a combined annual crop input revenue of approximately $60 million.