Monsanto's Roundup weed and grass killer for sale© ddp USA/REX/Shutterstock
German chemical and pharmaceutical giant Bayer has increased its offer to take over US firm Monsanto to £65bn (£47bn). The new bid equates to US$127.50 (£95.30) a share, a 2% increase on the previous offer, which would create the world’s biggest supplier of pesticides and seeds. Monsanto, which described a previous world record all-cash bid of $62bn (£43bn) in May as “inadequate” appeared to be more positive to the higher bid. See also: Bayer offers $62bn in cash to buy […]
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