Rabobank’s FCS buyout bid terminated

November 2, 2004: Omaha’s Farm Credit Services of America has ended a buyout bid by Rabobank. The possible purchase by the Netherlands-based financial conglomerate came under criticism from farmers and farm groups in the U.S. who feared the sale would signify that end of the Farm Credit Services. FCS is a 100-year old government sponsored financial institution which specializes in lending to farmers and farm-based enterprises. Read more>

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