Viterra Inc.

Viterra Inc.

September 24, 2009 12:03 ET

Viterra Announces Listing of New Shares Issued Under ABB Scheme of Arrangement

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 24, 2009) - Viterra Inc. ("Viterra" or the "Company") (TSX:VT) (ASX:VTA) is pleased to announce that the 78,296,645 common shares that were issued on the implementation of its acquisition of ABB Grain Ltd by Scheme of Arrangement have been listed and posted for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange at 9:30 a.m. (Toronto time) this morning.

Forward-Looking Information

This release contains forward looking statements that involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such statements. Important factors that could affect these statements include, without limitation, weather conditions; producer's decisions regarding total planted acreage, crop selection, and utilization levels of farm inputs such as fertilizers and pesticides; grain export levels; changes in government policy and transportation deregulation; world agricultural commodity prices and markets; currency risk; changes in competitive forces including pricing pressures; and global political and economic conditions, including grain subsidy actions of the United States and European Union.

About Viterra

Viterra Inc. is a global food ingredients agribusiness headquartered in Canada. The Company has extensive operations and distribution capabilities across Western Canada, as well as in Australia and New Zealand, with Adelaide, Australia being Viterra's base for its Southeast Asian operations. Viterra also has offices and operations in the United States, Japan, Singapore, China, Switzerland, and a joint venture in Ukraine. The Company is diversified into sales and services of crop inputs and equipment, grain handling and marketing, livestock feed, food and malt processing and financial products. These operations are complemented by value-added businesses and strategic alliances, which allow Viterra to leverage its pivotal position between growers and destination customers. The Company's common shares are listed on the TSX under the symbol VT. In Australia, Viterra's Chess Depositary Interests (CDIs) are traded on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the symbol VTA.

Contact Information

  • Viterra Inc.
    Peter Flengeris
    Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs
    (306) 569-4810