FILE - The Oct. 2, 2013 file photo shows the logo of Bayer at the Berlin Brandenburg Airport in Schoenefeld, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
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German pharmaceuticals giant Bayer Monday said it had offered $62 billion for U.S. agriculture group Monsanto in a move which would create the world's biggest supplier of seeds, pesticides and genetically-modified crops.Bayer said it had made an "all-cash offer" for the U.S. giant at $122 per share or a total of $62 billion (55 billion euros).A major manufacturer of agricultural seeds and herbicides, Monsanto employs about 20,000 workers and describes itself as one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.Bayer, which employs around 117,000 workers, turned in record profits and sales in 2015, notching up a net profit of 4.1 billion euros on sales of 46.3 billion euros.
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