Bayer/Monsanto acquisition complete

Bayer/Monsanto acquisition complete

The Monsanto name and branding are gone, but Bayer commits to jobs, research and agricultural innovation.

August 28, 2018

From St. Louis Public Radio:

The sign at Monsanto’s former headquarters now says "Bayer."

This week, Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto officially got underway. While the $66-billion deal was completed in June, the companies had to clear some antitrust hurdles before they could integrate and get down to business.

The North American Crop Science Division of Bayer is now headquartered in St. Louis.

“I’ll be the first to tell you, there will be changes,” said Brett Begemann, a 35-year Monsanto veteran and newly named chief operating officer of the Crop Science Division of Bayer.

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