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Bayer Takes AskBio in $4 Billion Deal

29.10.2020 -

In its biggest pharma acquisition since the 2006 takeover of Berlin-based women’s specialist Schering, Bayer plans to plunk down up to $4 billion for US biotech firm...

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Brenntag Cuts Jobs, Closes Sites in Transformation Program

29.10.2020 -

Brenntag has announced plans to cut its workforce by approximately 1,300 and close about 100 sites across all regions as it implements its transformation program – named...

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ICL Boosts Brazilian Footprint with Fertiláqua Buy

28.10.2020 -

ICL is to acquire specialty plant nutrition company Fertiláqua from Brazilian private equity firm Aqua Capital for about $120 million. The deal boosts ICL’s specialty...

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TechnipFMC and McPhy in Green Hydrogen Pact

28.10.2020 -

Engineering contractor TechnipFMC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with McPhy, a US-based manufacturer and supplier of green hydrogen production and...

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AstraZeneca US Vaccine Trial to Resume

28.10.2020 -

AstraZeneca’s paused Phase 3 US clinical trial with its Covid-19 adenovirus vaccine candidate could resume as early as this week, sources have told both Reuters and the...

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Purdue Settles with US Justice Department

26.10.2020 -

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal charges in federal court in New Jersey for its part in fueling an opioid crisis in the US. The...

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Bayer Denied Further Appeal of Roundup Verdict

26.10.2020 -

The California Supreme Court has declined to hear Bayer’s appeal of the first jury verdict against it in a series of cases brought by US plaintiffs charging that Monsanto...

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AOC Buys Czech Resin Plant

25.10.2020 -

US resins producer AOC has agreed with Czech company Spolchemie and its second largest shareholder Kaprain Investment Group to buy the unsaturated polyester resin (UPR)...