Sigma-Aldrich Corp


  • FRANKFURT, March 20- Germany's Merck KGaA will promote its deputy chief executive, Stefan Oschmann, to the top job next year to replace Karl-Ludwig Kley, Manager Magazin reported on Friday, citing company sources. Merck, which is also the world's largest maker of liquid crystals for flat-panel displays, is buying Sigma-Aldrich, putting it on track to become the...

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  • German firm buys American, but not for taxes: CEOs Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 8:09 AM ET
    The Merck KGaA logo sits outside the company's headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.

    Merck agrees to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

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  • Why Options are Hot on This Biochemical Firm Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 10:21 AM ET
    Investor Spring Cleaning - A CNBC Special Report

    Sigma-Aldrich has risen more than 45 percent since its March lows, and some options traders apparently believe that the biochemical company has even more upside potential.