This excerpt taken from the SYT 20-F filed Mar 16, 2005.
Divestment of SF-Chem AG
On September 30, 2004, Syngenta sold its 75% interest in its sulphur and chlorine-based chemical intermediates business, SF-Chem AG, to a private equity buyer for US$46 million. This business was previously shown as part of the Crop Protection segment, and has now been presented as a discontinued operation in the consolidated income statement and segmental results. This transaction is described in Note 3 to the consolidated financial statements.