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Bayer completes $63-billion Monsanto takeover

June 8, 2018


AFP|Updated: Jun 07, 2018, 06.58 PM IST FRANKFURT AM MAIN: German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant BayerNSE 0.00 % said Thursday its two-year pursuit of US-based MonsantoNSE 1.01 % was over, as the two firms signed off a $63-billion merger deal. "Shares in the US company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock […]

Bayer and Monsanto: a marriage made in hell

October 12, 2016


US agriculture giant Monsanto has agreed to a US$66 billion takeover by German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer. If the deal is approved by international regulators, Bayer-Monsanto will become the world’s biggest agribusiness, controlling 29 percent of the global seed market and 24 percent of pesticides. The companies have dismissed widespread concern about the deal […]