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Bayer acquires German biotech start-up Targenomix

Bayer’s acquisition of Targenomix, a German biotech start-up, should contribute to Bayer’s Crop Science R&D pipeline by delivering new systems biology approaches for crop protection discovery. On Nov. 10, Bayer announced its purchase of Targenomix,... more »

Bayer’s Woodland Research Facility celebrates 50 years

From aggressive diseases and pest pressures to climate shifts, labor shortages and evolving consumer preferences, growers are facing more and more challenges in their work to grow nutritious and great-tasting fruits and vegetables. Innovation is... more »

Monsanto shareowners approve merger with Bayer

Monsanto announced that at a special meeting of shareowners held today, shareowners of the company approved the merger of Monsanto with a wholly owned subsidiary of Bayer Aktiengesellschaft. Under the terms of the merger agreement,... more »

Bayer, Monsanto advance acquisition negotiations

Bayer confirms advanced negotiations with Monsanto concerning a proposed transaction. While key terms and conditions have not yet been agreed, Bayer would be prepared to provide a transaction consideration of $127.50 per Monsanto share in... more »

Bayer halts future sales of Belt insecticide

The EPA's Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) has upheld an earlier EPA decision to cancel registration for Bayer’s insecticide flubendiamide, marketed in the U.S. as Belt, but is allowing sales of existing stocks to growers. The EAB... more »

Bayer ‘disappointed’ in Monsanto’s rejection

Bayer is disappointed in Monsanto’s decision to reject its increased all-cash offer of $125 per share, the company said in a statement. The offer represents a 40 percent premium over Monsanto’s closing share price on May... more »

Monsanto rejects second proposal from Bayer

Monsanto has rejected a revised $65 billion acquisition proposal from Bayer AG. Monsanto’s board of directors viewed the revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty, according to the company. The all-cash... more »

Monsanto board rejects Bayer’s $62 billion proposal

Monsanto's Board of Directors has unanimously viewed the Bayer proposal as incomplete and financially inadequate. The company, however, is open to continued and constructive conversations to assess whether a transaction in the best interest of Monsanto shareowners can... more »

Bayer makes Monsanto $62 billion offer

Bayer has made an all-cash $62 billion offer to acquire Monsanto. Bayer would acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Monsanto Company for $122 per share. Bayer's proposal was submitted... more »

Monsanto confirms acquisition proposal by Bayer

Bayer has confirmed company executives recently met with executives of Monsanto to privately discuss a negotiated acquisition of Monsanto. "The proposed combination would reinforce Bayer as a global innovation-driven Life Science company with leadership positions... more »

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