German drugs giant Bayer has made a $62bn (£43bn) offer for Monsanto, in a deal that would create the world’s biggest agricultural supplier.
Bayer said the bid was an “extraordinary opportunity to create a global agriculture leader.”
Monsanto is primarily known for genetically modified crops, often leading to vocal activist criticism.
Last week, news of the deal angered Bayer investors, with one describing it as “arrogant empire-building”. Continue reading