Why the Original Maker of Heroin Wants to Sell Corn to Farmers

  • How a mega deal would transform the German pharma company
  • Consultant: ‘Monsanto is viewed as evil’ and Bayer can help

Why Did Monsanto Confirm Unsolicited Bayer Offer?

Since it introduced seeds in 2002, Bayer AG has become the world’s third-biggest seller of crop products. But in the past year, the German chemical giant has seen that position threatened as a flurry of acquisitions sweeps the industry. Bayer’s solution? Buy its way into the No.1 spot.

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