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Bayer seen paying up to US$63b for Monsanto

German company's stock down on concern over financing of deal
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 05:50
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Analysts have compared the Bayer-Monsanto deal to ChemChina's offer for Syngenta and say Monsanto is likely to reject any bid at less than US$150 per share.

London

NOW that Bayer AG's bid for seed giant Monsanto Co is out of the bag, attention has turned to how much the German company will need to pay. The value of the transaction could top US$63 billion, according to some analysts tracking the situation.

So far, neither side has