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The Wall Street Journal: Bayer agrees $7 billion sale of assets to BASF, in aid of Monsanto megadeal

The German chemical giant will sell parts of its crop-science business to rival BASF, a bid to assuage regulators concerned about its planned purchase of Monsanto......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Monsanto CEO 'Confident' as Shareholders Back Bayer Deal - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMonsanto CEO 'Confident' as Shareholders Back Bayer DealWall Street JournalThe chief executive of U.S. seed giant Monsanto Co. remains confident in the company's planned sale to German pharmaceutical conglomerate Bayer AG, w.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 13th, 2016

Bayer Boss, Bullish on Growth, Defends Monsanto Deal - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBayer Boss, Bullish on Growth, Defends Monsanto DealWall Street JournalFRANKFURT— Bayer AG BAYRY 0.47 % Chief Executive Werner Baumann on Tuesday defended the company's planned $66 billion acquisition of U.S. seed maker Monsant.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2016

Bayer-Monsanto Deal Would Forge New Agricultural Force - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBayer-Monsanto Deal Would Forge New Agricultural ForceWall Street JournalMonsanto Co. MON 1.01 % agreed to sell itself to Bayer AG BAYRY 1.12 % , in a $57 billion deal that would forge a new agricultural force and end the independence o.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2016

Bayer Edges Closer to $65 Billion Deal for Monsanto - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBayer Edges Closer to $65 Billion Deal for MonsantoWall Street JournalFRANKFURT—Germany's Bayer AG BAYRY -1.74 % and Monsanto Co. MON -0.83 % are expected to announce a tie-up as early as Wednesday that would value the U.S. see.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2016

Bayer Set to Announce $65 Billion Monsanto Takeover - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBayer Set to Announce $65 Billion Monsanto TakeoverWall Street JournalFRANKFURT—Germany's Bayer AG BAYRY -1.74 % and Monsanto Co. MON -0.83 % are expected to announce a tie-up as early as Wednesday that would value the U.S. see.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 14th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Disney to buy key 21st Century Fox assets in $52.4 billion deal

The acquisition, which includes Fox’s film and television studio and its international and cable TV businesses, could help Disney in its attempts to become a player in the video-streaming space......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 14th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba and Western Digital resolve dispute over chip unit

Toshiba Corp.  and Western Digital Corp. agreed to settle a dispute over Toshiba’s planned sale of its memory-chip unit, people involved the discussions said, clearing a major hurdle to the nearly $18 billion deal......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 12th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba plans to issue $5.3 billion in new shares to avoid delisting

Toshiba Corp. said it would raise ¥600 billion ($5.3 billion) through the sale of new shares to foreign funds, a step to avoid a delisting from the Tokyo Stock Exchange if the planned sale of its chip unit is delayed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Saudi government may confiscate up to $800 billion in anticorruption crackdown

The Saudi government is aiming to confiscate cash and other assets worth as much as $800 billion in its broadening crackdown on alleged corruption among the kingdom’s elite, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2017

Bayer to sell assets to BASF, 300 in N.C. impacted

As Bayer works to finalize its $66 billion buy of Monsanto, the German firm is finally talking about what will happen to some of its businesses in Research Triangle Park. Bayer has reached an agreement to sell parts of its Crop Science businesses to.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Bayer to Sell Assets to BASF for $7 Billion

Germany’s Bayer has agreed to sell parts of its crop-science business to rival BASF, subject to the completion of its $57 billion acquisition of U.S. seed maker Monsanto......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 13th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: China preps sale of $2 billion dollar-priced bonds, first since 2004

China is laying the groundwork for its first sale of U.S.-dollar sovereign bonds in more than a decade, a move toward expanding its ties with global investors as its economy improves......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2017

VW eyes sale of assets accounting for 20 percent of revenues: WSJ

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen is actively working on deals to sell non-core assets accounting for as much as 20 percent of the German carmaker's annual revenues, The Wall Street Journal quoted its chief executive as saying on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: EU regulators have ‘serious doubts’ over Bayer-Monsanto merger

Bayer AG’s takeover of Monsanto Co. faces deeper scrutiny from European antitrust regulators who say they have “serious doubts” about uniting two of the world’s largest manufacturers of genetically engineered crop seeds and pesticides......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 22nd, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Trump administration approves $1.42 billion U.S. arms sale to Taiwan

The move coincides with China’s rejection of a U.S. Senate bill that would allow U.S. Navy vessels to make regular port calls to the island......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 30th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Staples agrees to sell to Sycamore for $6.9 billion

Private-equity firm Sycamore Partners agreed to buy Staples Inc. for about $6.9 billion, a bold bet on a company whose sales have been shrinking in recent years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Toshiba sues partner Western Digital for $1 billion

Toshiba tries to counter Western Digital’s move to block the sale of a semiconductor business to a Japanese-government-led consortium, which Toshiba needs to close a financial hole......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 28th, 2017

Sweden’s Hexagon Shapes Up For $20 Billion Sale

Hexagon has begun preliminary talks regarding a possible sale to a US or European rival, with The Wall Street Journal repo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 15th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Sweden’s Hexagon reportedly mulling $20 billion sale

Hexagon AB has held talks on a possible sale to a U.S. or European rival that could value the industrial-technology company at some $20 billion, according to people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 13th, 2017

Report: Dallas-based Omnitracs exploring sale, could be valued at $2 billion

Fleet management software company Omnitracs is exploring a sale and has secured high-powered investment banks to begin the process, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The Dallas-based company has rode the trucking industry’s big .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017