MON/BAYN: DOJ to Meet Next Week with Bayer, BASF

Event Driven Takeaways

  • The DOJ plans to hold two separate meetings next week with each of Bayer and BASF to discuss BASF’s purchase of Bayer assets for Monsanto deal approval, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
  • The meeting with Bayer will take place on Wednesday, March 14, while the meeting with BASF is set to take place on Friday, March 16, according to one of the sources.

The DOJ plans to meet with Bayer and BASF in two separate meetings next week to discuss BASF’s purchase of Bayer assets for US antitrust approval of the Monsanto deal, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The DOJ plans to meet with representatives from Bayer on Wednesday, March 14, according to one of the sources. The DOJ will then meet with BASF representatives on Friday, March 16, who are likely to discuss the company’s purchase of Bayer assets, this source said. It is unclear who specifically will be in attendance at t