Bayer-Monsanto M&A
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Bayer Offers Concessions to EU Commission for Monsanto Deal

The European Commission said Germany’s Bayer had submitted commitments aimed at easing competition concerns over its $66 billion takeover of

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Report: Monsanto Sale to Bayer to Close in 2018

The first anniversary of Bayer’s September 14, 2016 announcement that it had agreed to acquire Monsanto for $128 per share in

Werner Baumann and Hugh Grant
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Bayer CEO Expects EU Nod for Monsanto Deal After Extended Probe

Bayer AG’s CEO said he expects its $66 billion combination with Monsanto Co. to close by the end of the year

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Bayer-Monsanto Merger Will Grow, Not Stifle, Innovation in Agriculture

Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto has some critics concerned that the merger would deter innovation in the agricultural sector and impact

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Complexity in Agriculture: The Rise (and Fall?) of Monsanto

Sometimes it seems as if the ag world is changing so fast that we can barely keep up with it

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Bayer to Sell Liberty Crop Protection Brands to Get Monsanto Deal Passed

Bayer has agreed to sell its Liberty herbicide and LibertyLink-branded seeds businesses to win antitrust approval for its acquisition of

Werner Baumann and Hugh Grant
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Bayer Raises Profit Outlook on Crop Protection Products, Sees Monsanto Deal Closure by Year End

Bayer AG raised its outlook for the year, citing a rebound in chemicals and crop products, as management works to

Africa/Middle East

Bayer and Monsanto CEOs Discuss the Merger

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto Merger Creates New Global Ag Giant

During the whole of 2016, many of the companies that do business in the agricultural industry have concluded the best

Africa/Middle East

Bayer-Monsanto: What it Means So Far

More than five months in the making, the Monsanto board of directors accepted Bayer’s $66-billion bid to buy the company.

Industry News

Bayer and Monsanto to Create a Global Leader in Agriculture

Bayer and Monsanto announced that they signed a definitive merger agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $128 per

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Monsanto Confirms Sweetened Bid From Bayer

Monsanto Co. on Monday confirmed it has been engaged in “constructive negotiations” with Bayer AG, during which it received an

Industry News

Report: Bayer Could Go Hostile in Bid for Monsanto

Bayer may be prepared to make a hostile bid in its efforts to acquire U.S. seed company Monsanto, according to a

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Monsanto Views Bayer’s Revised Proposal as Financially Inadequate and Insufficient to Ensure Deal Certainty

Monsanto Company announced that its Board of Directors unanimously views Bayer AG’s revised proposal as financially inadequate and insufficient to

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Bayer Boosts Monsanto Offer, Provides ‘Certainty on Financing and Regulatory Matters’

Monsanto all-cash offer increased to $125 per share on July 1 after additional information received in private discussions.

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Bayer Confirms Preliminary Discussion Regarding Acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer executives recently met with executives of Monsanto to privately discuss a negotiated acquisition of Monsanto Company. The proposed combination

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U.S. Farm Bill Draft Defines Plant Biostimulants for First Time

Definition is a critical step in the legislative process to support the development of new sustainable technologies for agriculture and U.S. farmers.

Markets

Bayer Gains Russian Approval for Monsanto Deal

Bayer AG said Friday that Russian antitrust authorities have approved its proposed $57 billion acquisition of Monsanto Co. on the

Asia

Indian IoT Platform for Pre and Post Harvest Raises Seed Round

Indian startup AgNext has raised an undisclosed seed round led by India-focused Agtech VC Omnivore Partners along with Singaporean angel

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Verdesian Launches Renewed Focus on Grower Nutrient Use Efficiency

Verdesian Life Sciences has announced a reformulation of its mission, positioning statement and approach in order to create a more

Seeds and Traits

Good-bye, Monsanto

Last week, the world learned that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had formally signed off on the proposed acquisition