German drug and crop chemical group Bayer AG on Thursday announced details of a sweetened $64 billion bid for Monsanto Co as it tries to put the U.S. seed company under pressure to engage further.
Analysts and some Monsanto shareholders were quick to opine that Bayer's latest offer, the largest all-cash takeover bid on record, was unlikely to entice Monsanto. Bayer however is hoping that the sweetened offer will spur enough Monsanto shareholders to call on the company's management to be more ...
14:49 Trump warns of ‘retribution’ for companies that offshore jobs, threatening 35 percent tariff17
18:05 DP World, Quebec's Caisse to create C$5 billion investment vehicle20
11:00 Teetering Italian bank looks for investors12
22:00 Sanofi exploring bid for Actelion amid J&J talks: Bloomberg15