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  • Sigma-Aldrich meets 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    ST LOUIS, Mo. _ Sigma-Aldrich Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $108 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.06 per share. Analysts expected $691 million, according to Zacks.

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  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S.-based Sigma-Aldrich Corp for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history.

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  • FRANKFURT, Sept 22- Drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA agreed on Monday to acquire U.S. company Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its lab supplies business, the biggest takeover in the German group's history.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept 22- Sigma-Aldrich shares were surging on Monday, up 34.4 percent to $137.60 after German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said on Monday it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

  • 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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  • *Sigma-Aldrich shares are trading up 35.2 percent to $138.35 in premarket. German drugs and chemicals maker Merck KGaA said on Monday it agreed to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion in cash to boost its life science business.

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