This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 1, 2006.
On October 14, 2005, Syngenta acquired an additional membership interest in Dulcinea Farms, LLC, increasing its interest from 51% to 100%. On September 16, 2005, Syngenta Bioline Ltd purchased the Dutch bee breeding business of Bunting Brinkman Bees B.V. It previously held a 49% shareholding in that entity. In February 2005, Syngenta purchased additional shares in Syngenta Nantong Crop Protection Ltd., increasing its shareholding from 98% to 100%. The aggregate purchase price of these acquisitions was US$10 million, paid in cash. The fair value of net assets acquired was US$6 million, principally represented by financial debt extinguished.