Keyword: Monsanto



As the agriculture industry consolidated, Bayer wanted to bulk up, too. And Monsanto, with its genetically modified crop seeds and pesticides businesses, plus a strong presence in the U.S., looked like the perfect target for the German company.

Bayer investors revolt against CEO

More than half of Bayer shareholders gave a thumbs down to executives and their actions in 2018, the lowest approval rating for a German company since World War II.