BERLIN (Reuters) – Bayer launched a six billion dollar ($ 7 billion) rights issue on Sunday, one of the cornerstones of the financing package for its planned $ 62.5 billion acquisition of the seed manufacturer Monsanto
Bayer won the US approval last week. UU For the acquisition of Monsanto, clearing a major obstacle to an agreement that will create by far the largest manufacturer of seeds and pesticides.
The cash call is less than the one initially foreseen by Bayer because Monsanto reduced its debt while the antitrust review was prolonged.
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