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AGCO and Trimble Close Joint Venture, Form PTx Trimble

DULUTH, Ga. and WESTMINSTER, Colo.,  /PRNewswire/ -- AGCO Corporation (NYSE: AGCO) and Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) today announced the closing of their joint venture (JV) transaction. The JV, known as PTx Trimble, combines Trimble's precision agriculture business and AGCO's JCA Technologies to form a new company that will better serve farmers with factory fit and retrofit applications in the mixed-fleet precision agriculture market.

AGCO has acquired an 85% stake in PTx Trimble, and Trimble will hold a 15% stake. Going forward, the PTx Trimble JV will be consolidated into AGCO's financial statements.

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