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21.08.2019

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Bayer to Sell Animal Health Business

US-based company Elanco Animal Health has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bayer’s Animal Health business, the German company announced on Tuesday. The transaction is valued at $ 7.6 billion and is expected to be concluded in mid-2020.

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12.05.2019

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Bayer Breaks Ground for New Cell Culture Technology Center in California

Fluor announced that a groundbreaking event was held for Bayer’s first-of-a-kind cell culture technology center in Berkeley, California. The engineering company is providing a single point of responsibility for engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning, ...

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12.05.2019

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Bayer Breaks Ground for New Cell Culture Technology Center in California

Fluor announced that a groundbreaking event was held for Bayer’s first-of-a-kind cell culture technology center in Berkeley, California. The engineering company is providing a single point of responsibility for engineering, procurement, construction management and commissioning, ...

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14.09.2018

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Bayer Appoints Stefan Oelrich to Join Board of Management and Lead Pharmaceuticals Division

Stefan Oelrich will succeed Dieter Weinand as head of the Pharmaceuticals Division w.e.f. November 1, 2018. The Supervisory Board has also extended the contracts of Board of Management members Liam Condon, Head of Crop Science Division and Dr. Hartmut Klusik, Labor Director.

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11.09.2018

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Baumann: "Bayer on Track to Achieve Targets"

Bayer successfully completed the biggest acquisition in its history in the second quarter of 2018, while operational performance improved, even without taking into account the newly acquired Monsanto business. Sales advanced at three of the four segments on a currency- and portfo...

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04.09.2018

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Bayer’s G4A Programme to Promote Six New Start Ups

Under the competition, six start-up firms will be given 100 days to further develop their innovative health solutions. Bayer will also support them with offices in Berlin, expert mentoring, and 57,917 dollars each in funding.

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17.08.2018

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Monsanto Takeover May Become a Risky Endeavour for Bayer

With the verdict on August 10, Bayer might have to pay a heavy price for the takeover of Monsanto — not only because of the $ 289 million in damages Monsanto was ordered to pay to a former groundskeeper because of his terminal cancer.

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08.05.2018

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Liam Condon to Spearhead Bayer’s New Crop Science Division

The company announced the Executive Leadership Team for its crop science segment. The structure will fall into place once the final closure of Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto takes place.

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11.03.2018

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Bayer Considers Sale of Vegetable Seeds Business to BASF

Bayer announced that it was in exclusive talks with BASF on the sale of its entire vegetable seeds business. Through this and related moves, the company intends to address all concerns of the European Commission on the acquisition of Monsanto.

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11.03.2018

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Bayer Considers Sale of Vegetable Seeds Business to BASF

Bayer announced that it was in exclusive talks with BASF on the sale of its entire vegetable seeds business. Through this and related moves, the company intends to address all concerns of the European Commission on the acquisition of Monsanto.

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20.07.2016

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Monsanto Gives Bayer the Could Shoulder

After weeks of negotiations and speculations Monsanto again refuses the revised proposal from Bayer as financially inadequate and insufficient to ensure deal certainty.

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23.05.2016

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The Biggest Acquisition in 2016 is Looming

Bayer has publicly disclosed the contents of its private proposal to acquire Monsanto – the $ 62 billion acquisition would be the largest German deal ever.

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13.08.2015

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Covestro Gets New Management Board

From September 1, 2015, Bayer Material Science will be known as Covestro. Now the Supervisory Board of Bayer Material Science – in future: Covestro – has named the members of the future Board of Management. Known managers will be in on it, like newcomers. Their aim: Stock market ...

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11.03.2015

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Bayer Aspires to Significantly Expand Life Science Businesses

After Bayers decision to spin the Material Science business off the company concentrates in Life Science. The Group aims to achieve strong sales and earnings growth for its Life Science businesses in the coming years.

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10.12.2014

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Bayer Launches new Gasphase TDI Production

The next generation: Bayer brings a TDI production with a new gasphase TDI phosgene reaction on stream. The company has invested some € 250 million at its chemical park in Dormagen, where the new technology replaces an aging conventional TDI site.

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22.09.2014

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Bayer Sees Potential 100–Million–Euros–Market in Agrochemicals

Despite increasing volaties, the market for agricultural inputs could grow to € 100 million, Bayer's Crop Science division believes. These figures are especially encouraging as the parent company just decided to focus solely on agrochemicals and healthcare products and divest the...

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18.09.2014

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Bye-Bye, Polymers: Bayer to Divest Material Science Business

Chemicals giant Bayer plans to get rid of the remaining material science and polymers business: The company wants to focus on life science solutions, bringing its subsidiary Bayer material Science on the stock market by 2016. Already in 2004, the company had divested large parts ...

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26.06.2014

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New Headquarters for Bayer Pearl

The polyurethane systems house Bayer Pearl has broken ground for construction of its new headquarters in the Dubai Investments Park, which will be the site of the regional offices and state-of-the-art production facilities.

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28.04.2014

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Bayer Starts Very Successfully into 2014

The Bayer Group started the year 2014 with encouraging growth in sales and earnings. Health Care experienced strong growth thanks to the gratifying development in sales of the recently launched pharmaceutical products. Crop Science benefited from an early start to the season in E...

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18.03.2014

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Bayer: High Hopes for ODC Chlorine Production Technology

Bayer bags first order for new ODC chlorine production technology from China. Now the German chemicals company also hopes for the coveted German Industry Innovation Prize.

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26.02.2014

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Bayer Announces Takeover of Algeta of Norway

Bayer' takeover offer for Algeta was successful: The German chemical company will acquire the Norwegian pharma specialist for approximately € 1.9 billion. Both companies had already cooperated on the development of cancer drugs.

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29.01.2014

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Easy on the Eyes: New Polycarbonate Makes its Way for Individualised Cars

Plastic component in cars and automobiles don't have to look and feel cheap: More and more car manufacturers discover polycarbonate as a material for numerous variants of specially designed car interiors. Companies like Bayer and Gerhardi have developed specially tailored solutio...

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21.01.2014

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Bayer's Acquisition of Algeta of Norway Takes Next Step

Bayer strengthens its position in the tumor treatments market: The chemical giant's plans to take over Norwegian company Algeta take the next step, as Bayer issued a takeover offer for all Algeta shares.

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27.11.2013

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Bayer Material Science Invests 45 Million Euro at Leverkusen Site

Bayer Material Science upgrades it headquarters at Leverkusen, Germany: The production sites at the company's main facility were outfitted with a new machinery at a technical center for the advancement of premium foams where also an additional production plant for coating materia...

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15.10.2013

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Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Functional Materials and System Solutions Take Center Stage

The world’s leading event for the plastics industry projects the image of an industry in upheaval. Demand remains strong for lightweight materials and composites, but new competitors are putting chemical companies under pressure. Hopes are pinned on customer-specific solutions an...

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05.09.2013

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Tomorrow's Drug Manufacturing: How the Pharmaceutical Industry Fights Cost Pressures

What formula is the pharmaceutical industry developing in the face of constantly increasing costs? How are companies coping with the growing regulatory pressure? What will production be like in tomorrow's world? There were serious topics on the agenda at the 20th anniversary of I...

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16.11.2012

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The New Gold Rush: Benefits and Risks of the US Shale Gas Boom?

The scale of US shale gas reserves is conjuring up scenarios that seemed unimaginable just a short time ago. Ammonia plants and crackers are now under construction in a country where the chemical industry appeared to be in terminal decline. Gold fever is currently gripping the pl...

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17.11.2011

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Bayer Plans Further Growth in Asian Markets

Bayer plans to further grow in Asia: Chairman Dr. Marijn Dekkers explained the company's plans for the region on a recent press conference in Shanghai.

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05.10.2011

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Bayer Plans Continued Growth in Japan

The Bayer Group plans to expand its business in Japan – despite the difficult conditions following the earthquake and tsunami disaster – and continue to grow sales in the coming years.

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27.09.2011

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The European Chemical Factory of the Future Is Taking Shape at the Invite Research Center in Germany

Site visit in Leverkusen, Germany: The foundation is being put in place for a third revolutionary production methodology in the process industry to take its place along side of continuous and batch production. European producers are joining forces to ensure that they stay one ste...

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22.06.2011

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Bayer MaterialScience Expands Polymer Research & Development Center in Shanghai

Bayer MaterialScience has held a ground-breaking ceremony for the third phase of the expansion of its Polymer Research & Development Center (PRDC) in Shanghai, China. The PRDC, which will become an innovation center for the company, is scheduled to be operational by the secon...

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24.02.2011

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Bayer Starts Pilot Plant for Plastic Manufacturing with CO2

Bayer is taking a new direction in the production of high-quality plastics with the help of carbon dioxide from the energy sector. A pilot plant has come on stream at Chempark Leverkusen to trial the new process on a technical scale. The plant produces a chemical precursor into w...

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