Germany: Bayer, Merck strike a $14.2B deal (Competition Policy International)

German pharmaceutical giant Bayer has reportedly won a bidding process to acquire the consumer care business of US peer Merck with a $14.2 billion offer.

The acquisition will place products including Coppertone and Claritin in the hands of Bayer, which said the deal will allow the firm to strengthen its position …read more

Source: Global Competition Law Blogs