RESTRUCTURE

Spin off health-care, polymers, chemicals, and crop-science units by January

MERGE

Integrate acquired Aventis CropScience with Bayer CropScience to be No. 2 player

LAUNCH NUVIVA

New erectile dysfunction drug dubbed "son of Viagra" has blockbuster

potential

FIND PARTNERS

Keep an eye out for potential strategic alliances or acquisitions

BAYCOL LAWSUIT

Minimize damage from U.S. lawsuit on behalf of patients who allegedly died after taking the cholesterol-lowering drug

Data: BusinessWeek

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