Agriculture ‘Bundle Mania’ Draws Skepticism in Some Quarters

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  • Bayer-Monsanto rationale challenged by some analysts, farmers
  • Monsanto CEO says merger will give farmers ‘better insight’

Bayer, Monsanto CEOs on Getting Deal Done

The rationale behind Bayer AG’s $66 billion takeover of Monsanto Co., and other huge deals in the same industry, is that farmers are better served by a company offering optimized packages of seeds, crop chemicals and technology services. But not everyone is convinced.

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