LONDON, May 27- Monsanto boss Hugh Grant could land more than $70 million if the world's largest seed company is taken over by German chemicals giant Bayer AG. The U.S. firm said it was open to engaging in further negotiations with Bayer after turning down its $62 billion bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate" this week. That $122- per-share offer would allow...
*Net sales fall 13.5 pct to $10.70 bln vs. est $10.66 bln. The merger is expected to create cost synergies of about $3 billion, the companies have said. "We feel very good that $3 billion in synergies we announced in December is a floor, not a ceiling," he told Reuters.
April 28- Dow Chemical Co reported a higher-than-expected quarterly adjusted profit as margins rose to their highest level in more than a decade. "We see strong demand signals in North America, gradual recovery in Europe and ongoing sustainable urbanization in China," Dow Chief Executive Andrew Liveris said in a statement. The company's net income fell to $169...
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MIDLAND, Mich.-- Shares of Dow Chemical jumped 6 percent in premarket trading Wednesday after the company announced significant restructuring plans.
*Dow Chemical to cut 2,400 jobs, close 20 plants. NEW YORK, Oct 23- Dow Chemical Co, the largest chemical maker in the United States, said on Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program aimed at countering a slowing global economy.
NEW YORK, Oct 23- Dow Chemical Co, the largest chemical maker in the United States, said on Tuesday it plans to cut 5 percent of its workforce and shutter 20 plants as part of a restructuring program aimed at countering a slowing global economy. Rival DuPont slashed its earnings forecast and announced 1,500 jobs cuts.
MIDLAND, Mich.-- The Dow Chemical Co. will eliminate about 2,400 jobs and close roughly 20 manufacturing facilities as part of a restructuring plan aimed at coping with slowing economic growth in Europe and elsewhere.