Bayer Sweetens Takeover Bid Again as Monsanto Mulls Options

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  • $56 billion offer is third attempt to snare seed giant
  • No assurances parties will enter into pact, Bayer says

Bayer Offers $56 Billion in Sweetened Monsanto Bid

Bayer AG sweetened its takeover bid for Monsanto Co. to $56 billion, raising its offer for a second time in its pursuit to become the world’s largest producer of seeds and pesticides.

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