Nov. 13, 2019News & Opinions
Germany’s Merck has signed a license agreement with Evotec, granting the Hamburg-based internationally active biotechnology group access to its CRISPR genome-editing technology.
Oct. 30, 2019News & Opinions
German pharmaceuticals, chemicals and life science group Merck has launched a €13 million seed fund to support start-ups in China.
Oct. 08, 2019News & Opinions
Germany’s Merck KGaA has completed its € 5.8 billion acquisition of US-based Versum Materials. The Darmstadt-headquartered pharmaceuticals and chemicals producer said the buy makes it a leading electronic materials player ...
Aug. 26, 2019News & Opinions
Patent offices in Europe, Israel, South Korea and the UK have issued seven additional grants for the CRISPR genome-editing technology of Merck KGaA. This brings to 20 the number of German group’s allowed worldwide CRISPR patents to ...
Aug. 06, 2019News & Opinions
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals group Merck KGaA has signed an R&D agreement with Ewing, New Jersey-based Universal Display Corporation (UDC) to cooperate on developing new products and further advancing OLED displays.
Jun. 20, 2019News & Opinions
A special meeting of Versum’s shareholders has approved the takeover of the company by Merck KGaA. The approval ratifies an Apr. 12 agreement that sees the German chemicals and pharmaceuticals producer paying $53 per share for the ...
May. 07, 2019News & Opinions
Through its subsidiary EMD Group Holding II, Germany’s Merck KGaA has agreed to acquire Intermolecular for $1.20 per share, yielding an equity value of $62 million. The US company based in San Jose, California, is a supplier of ...
Apr. 14, 2019News & Opinions
Merck KGaA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Versum Materials for $53 per share in cash after the plans received the green light from the German group’s executive board and the US company’s board of directors.
Apr. 09, 2019News & Opinions
Unless something highly unexpected happens, it looks as if Germany’s Merck KGaA has clinched the prize it was seeking, the takeover of US electronics industry supplier Versum Materials, without a protracted struggle.
Mar. 27, 2019News & Opinions
Merck KGaA is continuing its quest to foil the merger plans of US electronic materials producer Versum with compatriot Entegris and buy Versum itself.
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