News: Bayer's Dekkers Looks for Stars to Align on Merger of Equals

Source: PharmaManufacturing.com

May 04, 2011

Bloomberg.com

Bayer AG, the German maker of aspirin, is open to a "merger of equals" that would strengthen its health-care unit without paying a premium for a large acquisition, Chief Executive Officer Marijn Dekkers said.

Three or four companies may be considered Bayer’s equals in a merger of drug units, Dekkers said in an interview at Bloomberg’s headquarters in New York. He declined to elaborate.

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