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Bayer Eyes More Deals After Bulking Up Consumer Care

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Bayer is eyeing further takeover deals after wrapping up the acquisition of Merck & Co. Inc.'s consumer health business, the German drugmaker's chief executive said on Thursday.

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"We are looking to expand our business in the future through both organic growth and acquisitions," CEO Marijn Dekkers said, according to the script of a speech to be held at a media call on the group's third-quarter results on Thursday.

(Reporting by Ludwig Burger; Editing by Kirsti Knolle)