Bayer Increases All-cash Monsanto Offer To $125 Per Share

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Bayer came back with a new offer on Thursday for Monstanto of $125 per share, up from its initial $122 per share offer, with a $1.5 billion reverse antitrust break free to satisfy Monsanto's concerns about regulatory barriers. The new offer is equal to a 40% premium above Monsanto's closing share price in early May. Monsanto shares rose 3.3% on the news.

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