NEW YORK, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JANA Partners today released its new investor presentation to the leading proxy advisors making the case for its nominees for the board of Agrium Inc. ("Agrium") (TSX / NYSE: AGU). The presentation is available at www.JanaAGUAnalysis.com and addresses these key issues:
1. Is Change Warranted at Agrium?
Yes. While Agrium points to its return since embarking on its current integrated strategy as proof that no change is needed, JANA's analysis makes the following points:
2. What Changes Would JANA's Nominees Bring?
3. Why Are JANA's 5 Nominees Qualified?
"This debate comes down to whether Agrium's board would benefit from the experience and focus on shareholder value that our nominees would deliver on behalf of all shareholders," stated JANA Manager Barry Rosenstein. "We believe the answer is clearly yes, and we look forward to continuing to make our case for value-creating change."
JANA URGES FELLOW SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE THE BLUE PROXY CARD OR VIF FOR ITS EXPERIENCED AND INDEPENDENT BOARD NOMINEES
SOURCE JANA Partners