Bayer Eyes $42 Billion Monsanto in Quest for Seeds Dominance

  • Bayer’s non-binding proposal is under review, Monsanto says
  • Size of takeover offer not disclosed by either company

Bayer Pursues Monsanto in Unsolicited $45 Billion Bid

Bayer AG made an unsolicited takeover offer for Monsanto Co. in a bold attempt by the German company to snatch the last independent global seeds producer and become the world’s biggest supplier of farm chemicals.

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