Combination would create one of the world’s largest agrochemical businesses
By Christopher Alessi
Updated May 23, 2016 8:59 a.m. ET
wsj – FRANKFURT—German pharmaceutical and chemicals giant Bayer AG on Monday said it made an all-cash offer to acquire Monsanto Co. for $62 billion, valuing the U.S. company at a substantial premium in a deal that would create the world’s largest agrochemicals company.