Bayer to phase out Monsanto brand name post closing of deal on 7 June

04 Jun 2018

German agro-chemicals giant Bayer AG plans to complete the acquisition of Monsanto on 7 June, becoming its sole shareholder in a blockbuster $66-billion deal

US regulator approves $62.5 bn Bayer-Monsanto merger

10 Apr 2018

While economists say there is a strong likelihood of market abuse when four companies control 45 per cent of the market, the move by the US department of justice will allow one company to control 77 per cent of all seed corn, 69 per cent of all seed traits and 58-97 per cent of the markets in cotton, soybeans, and canola

Bayer to sell Liberty herbicide and Liberty Link-branded seeds businesses

09 May 2017

Bayer to fund $66-bn Monsabto deal from Covestro-stake sale

02 Mar 2017

Monsanto shareholders approve $66-bn acquisition by Bayer

14 Dec 2016

A deal would create a company commanding more than a quarter of the combined world market for seeds and pesticides

Bayer, Versant Ventures to form JV for stem cell therapy technology

13 Dec 2016

Bayer buys Monsanto for $66-bn to create a crop sciences giant

14 Sep 2016

The combination is expected to create significant synergies, leading to annual returns of approximately $1.5 billion after the third year, with additional synergies from integrated solutions in future years

Bayer explores sale of dermatology business worth over $1.12 bn

09 Sep 2016

Bayer raises offer for Monsanto to $127.50 a share as talks advance

06 Sep 2016

A successful deal would be Bayer's biggest since it paid €17 billion in 2006 to buy German multinational pharmaceutical company Schering AG, and also the largest-ever German takeover of a foreign company

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $65-bn offer also, says open to talks

19 Jul 2016

Bayer raises takeover offer for Monsanto to $64 bn

15 Jul 2016

German drug and crop chemical group Bayer AG on Thursday raised its takeover bid for Monsanto Co by $2 billion in order to pressurise the US seed company to engage in talks

Mallya to quit as chairman of Bayer CropScience

22 Jun 2016

Monsanto’s books remain closed after Bayer bid rejection

11 Jun 2016

Monsanto rejects Bayer’s $62-bn bid, says offer inadequate

25 May 2016

Monsanto, the world's largest seed company said its board has unanimously rejected Bayer AG's $62-billion acquisition bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate", adding it was willing to negotiate further

Bayer offers to acquire Monsanto for $62 bn including debt

23 May 2016

Bayer confirms making preliminary buyout offer for US rival Monsanto

20 May 2016

Bayer disclosed that its executives had recently met with executives of Monsanto to privately discuss a negotiated acquisition of Monsanto

Bayer courts Monsanto with preliminary buyout offer

19 May 2016

A successful deal would create a company with $68 billion in annual sales, nearly 28 per cent of the world's pesticides market share and about 36 per cent of US corn seeds and 28 per cent of soybean seeds

Bayer explores potential bid for Monsanto Co

13 May 2016

Monsanto eyes Bayer’s CropScience unit

21 Mar 2016

US FDA approves Bayer’s haemophilia therapy Kovaltry

18 Mar 2016

Bayer to sell diabetes devices unit to Panasonic Healthcare

10 Jun 2015

Bayer weighs sale of diabetes device business worth up to $2.5 bn

25 Nov 2014

Bayer to sell interventional device business to Boston Scientific

16 May 2014

Bayer offers to swap cash and animal health unit for Merck's consumer healthcare

30 Apr 2014

German healthcare major Bayer AG has offered to swap its animal health unit and also pay some cash in exchange for Merck & Co's consumer healthcare business

Bayer mulls selling plastics unit worth $10.8 bn

28 Apr 2014

With sales of €11.5 billion, Bayer MaterialScience is one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and high-performance plastics.