Tag: Bayer

RELEASE: Bayer closes Monsanto acquisition

Bayer successfully completed the acquisition of Monsanto on Thursday. Shares in the U.S. company will no longer be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, with Bayer now the sole owner of Monsanto Company. Monsanto shareholders are being paid 128 U.S. dollars per share. J.P. Morgan assisted Bayer with processing the purchase price payment for the largest acquisition in the company’s history. According to the conditional approval from the United States Department of Justice, the […]

Bayer confirms closing date of Monsanto acquisition

Bayer, the German-based drug and crop chemicals maker announced Monday its acquisition of Monsanto will be finalized Thursday. As part of the agreement, Bayer will no longer use the name Monsanto at its St. Louis facilities, which has been around for nearly 120 years. The acquisition, which was first announced in 2016, is worth $62.5 billion. After a months-long delay, Bayer got final approval on the deal last week for the takeover after having to sell some […]

Guest Column: Combined strengths of merged Bayer, Monsanto will help world meet formidable challenge – feeding 10 Billion people

By Former State Rep. Casey Guernsey Our world faces many daunting challenges in the decades ahead, with perhaps the most basic being how to feed a growing population even as our living space consumes more and more of the land where our food is produced. We must increase agricultural productivity by 60 percent to feed the approximately 10 billion people expected to inhabit the Earth by 2050 (up from 7 billion right now) – even as […]