Brazilian mining company Vale SA completed a series of fertilizer deals valued at $4.7 billion, according to

Vale has acquired a 58.6 percent controlling stake in local fertilizer company Fertilizantes Fosfatosos SA, or Fosfertil, as well as the Brazilian fertilizer nutrients assets of White Plains, N.Y,-based agribusiness Bunge Co. Fosfertil is Brazil's local largest producer of fertilizer nutrients.

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