Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.
Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Inc.

September 26, 2007 13:05 ET

Viterra Announces Change to Ticker Symbol

REGINA, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2007) - Viterra is pleased to announce that its common shares will begin trading under the symbol VT, on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), effective September 28, 2007. The ticker symbol change follows the completion of Saskatchewan Wheat Pool's (TSX:SWP) launch of its new business name on August 30, 2007, following the acquisition of Agricore United in June.

The company will continue as Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Inc. operating as Viterra until the formal name change to Viterra Inc., which is expected to take place in March 2008.

Saskatchewan Wheat Pool Inc., doing business as Viterra, is Canada's leading agri-business, with extensive operations and distribution capabilities across Western Canada, and with operations in the United States and Japan. The new company is diversified into sales of crop input services and equipment, grain handling and marketing, livestock feed, agri-food processing and financial products. These operations are complemented by value-added businesses and strategic alliances, which allow Viterra to leverage its pivotal position between Prairie farmers and destination customers. The Company's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SWP.

Contact Information

  • Viterra
    Peter Flengeris, Media Relations
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810