New Bayer Today; BASF Takes Over “Old” Bayer Traits, Seeds – DTN

🕔Jun 8, 2018Today, Bayer became the sole owner of Monsanto. Both companies will continue to operate as separate entities for another two months, while Bayer sheds the $9 billion in assets regulators […]

Bayer-Monsanto: Department of Justice says Divest $9Bln Assets – DTN

🕔May 30, 2018The U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday that Bayer and Monsanto will have to divest of $9 billion in assets, largely to BASF, for the Trump Administration to approve of […]

Bayer-Monsanto: New Leadership Team Announced, CEO Stepping Down – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018Bayer has announced a hybridized executive leadership team upon the closing of its proposed acquisition of Monsanto. The closing is still subject to pending regulatory approvals, but both companies have […]

Monsanto CEO Announces Intent To Step Down Upon Closing Of Bayer Acquisition

🕔May 7, 2018Monsanto Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Hugh Grant announced today his intent to leave Monsanto at the closing of the acquisition of Monsanto by Bayer AG. Grant will maintain […]

Bayer-Monsanto Deal: Still Spinning Off Stuff – DTN

🕔Apr 12, 2018The makeover at Bayer continues as the company attempts to purchase Monsanto. This time the German-based firm was granted concessions on proposed spinoffs. Bayer announced Wednesday that the European Commission […]

Bayer-Monsanto: European Comm. Gives Conditional Approval; More Spinoffs

🕔Mar 22, 2018The European Commission conditionally approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto on Wednesday. Bayer has now received approvals for the transaction from substantially more than half of the some 30 regulatory […]

Bayer Vegetable Seed Biz Has One Serious Buyer – DTN

🕔Mar 12, 2018Bayer has announced it is in exclusive talks with BASF on the sale of its vegetable seed business. The potential sale is another effort to move along Bayer’s acquisition of […]

Neonic Use on Cotton, Corn, Soybeans – EPA Still Working on Decisions – DTN

🕔Feb 14, 2018EPA doled out hundreds of pages on the risks and benefits of neonicotinoid insecticides on Dec. 15 — an early Christmas “gift” of sorts for farmers.  Tempting as it to […]

Bayer-Monsanto Merger: One Step Closer, CIFIUS Review Completed – DTN

🕔Dec 4, 2017Bayer has edged another step closer to its acquisition of Monsanto. Today, Dec. 1, the companies announced the Committee of Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has completed a […]

Bayer-Monsanto: Critics Push DOJ to Reject Merger, 1 Mln Signatures – DTN

🕔Nov 16, 2017Critics of agricultural consolidation joined forces Tuesday in Washington to release reports calling on the Department of Justice to reject the merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. Gathering at […]

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