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Scotts Company is a lawn and garden equipment supplier. Scotts headquarters are located in Marysville, Ohio.
The Scotts Company was started by Orrin Henry Scott with a capital investment of $200 in 1938. In 1954 the company got its first listing on New York stock exchange
In 2001, Monsanto attempted to acquire the company for $2.8 billion, but after failing twice Monsanto sold their interest back to 3G Capital Partners.
On November 26th 2011 The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company made a public announcement that they had entered into an agreement with Earthbound Farm's shareholders as well as the owners of SVC LP to purchase certain assets for $500 million cash plus working capital assumed making $150 million bringing the total to $650 million.
On May 16th 2012, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company completed the acquisition of Method Products and on June 30th 2012, The subsidiary Andro Corporation was acquired by The Scotts Company as well as its sister company Ortho Chemical.