Bayer completes Monsanto acquisition

Bayer formally completed its takeover of the Monsanto business last week, ending a two-year transaction process which doubles the size of the Bayer Crop Science division. Some 25 national and regional competition approvals are in place, with four more pending, of which Argentina is the most important.

Liam Condon to lead merged Bayer/Monsanto

Bayer has appointed Liam Condon as chief executive of the combined Bayer and Monsanto business, following its $66 billion takeover of the US business which is expected to complete by the end of June with regulatory approvals. Mr Condon has been president and chief...