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Marcus Kuhnert (CFO)
Marcus Kuhnert Member of the Executive Board - Chief Financial Officer
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt,Germany, Issues Euro Hybrid Bond Amounting to € 1.5 bn
Darmstadt, Germany, December 8, 2014 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today successfully issued a hybrid bond with a two-tranche structure amounting to € 1.5 bn. The issuance is part of the financing of the proposed acquisition of U.S.-based life science company Sigma-Aldrich , which was announced in September 2014.
 
Sigma - Aldrich Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Sigma - Aldrich Shareholders Approve Merger With Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
Darmstadt, Germany, December 5, 2014 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, today achieved an important milestone in the process of acquiring U.S.-based life science company Sigma-Aldrich. The shareholders of Sigma-Aldrich approved the merger with Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany at a special meeting held at the Sigma-Aldrich Life Science and Technology Center in St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
 
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Joins “Together for Sustainability” Network
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Joins “Together for Sustainability” Network
Darmstadt, December 3, 2014 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has joined the “Together for Sustainability” (TfS) network of multinational companies dedicated to improving the supply chain with respect to environmental, compliance and social standards. The objective of the network s to harmonize supplier assessments and audits worldwide and to foster the responsible procurement of goods and services.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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