Monsanto Said to Raise Syngenta Offer to About $47 Billion

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  • New bid would value Syngenta at about 470 francs per share
  • Syngenta board said to schedule meeting to decide on response

Monsanto Co. has made an increased takeover offer to Syngenta AG, seeking to draw the Swiss pesticide producer to the negotiating table after its earlier approach was rejected, according to people familiar with the matter.

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