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Shares in German chemical giant Bayer have rocketed by as much as 11% following a report that the company has proposed to pay up to $8-billion (£6.59-billion) to settle more than 18,000 US lawsuits related to its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup. Read more

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer welcomed a US judge's call to cut a $2-billion damages payout awarded by a jury to a couple in California after having found that the Monsanto produced glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup had been the cause of... Read more

Beleaguered German chemical giant Bayer has announced it plans to invest €5-billion in the development of alternatives to its glyphosate-based weedkiller Roundup. The company is currently embroiled in over 13,000 lawsuits in the US claiming that... Read more

A jury in California has ruled that Bayer-owned chemicals company Monsanto must pay $2-billion in damages to Alva and Alberta Pilliod, an elderly couple both suffering with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma as a consequence of exposure to the glyphosate... Read more

In what was an unprecedented show of anger following the losses around the acquisition of Monsanto, shareholders at Bayer have delivered an unprecedented vote of no confidence in the CEO, Werner Baumann, and the company's top management executives. Read more

The CEO of the German chemical giant Bayer has insisted that the $63-billion (€55.6-billion) takeover of the American agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto in 2018 was a "good idea" despite the huge legal costs that... Read more

BASF has announced it has completed the acquisition of Bayer’s global vegetable seeds business, mainly operating under the brand Nunhems. Read more

German pharmaceutical group Bayer has seen a steep drop in sales following a US verdict ordering its subsidiary, agricultural giant Monsanto, to pay damages to a man who said ingredients in one of its weedkillers had caused his cancer. Read more

German healthcare and agriculture giant Bayer is set to close its $62.5 billion takeover of US-based Monsanto on Thursday this week, thereby creating a world leader in agriculture. At this time, the Monsanto name will no longer be in use. Read more

The ongoing negotiations for the merger between Bayer AG and Monsanto have received a boost as the US Department of Justice has appeared to approve the alliance. Read more

The European Commission approved on Wednesday (21 March) the proposed blockbuster buyout of US agri-giant Monsanto by German chemical firm Bayer, after securing concessions from Bayer in order to win approval. Read more

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