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Shares of U.S. agribusiness company Bunge  (BG) - Get Bunge Limited Report spiked more than 15% Tuesday afternoon after the company received a takeover bid from Swiss miner Glencore (GLNCY) , sources told the Wall Street Journal.

The sources did not know whether any discussions concerning the offer have taken place, but any potential sale would be substantial given Bunge's $10 billion market cap and $15 billion enterprise value. 

Bunge is one of the four global agribusiness companies that dominate the market, generating nearly $43 billion in revenue last year. 

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