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Kley in Davos
Kley in Davos
Davos, January 20, 2015 - CEO Karl-Ludwig Kley talking to CNBC Europe while being in Davos, participating in the World Economic Forum (WEF). Kley is discussing the current state of Europe and says, the lack of coordination and cohesion in European businesses is the current problem. Meanwhile political leaders need a wake-up call. He also sheds some light on our plans for 2015, a year he forecasts will see less pharmaceutical M&A activity than 2014.
 
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Obtains US Antitrust Clearance for Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich
Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Obtains US Antitrust Clearance for Acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich
Darmstadt, Germany, December 23, 2014 – Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany today announced that it has obtained antitrust clearance from the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for its planned acquisition of US-based life science company Sigma-Aldrich.
 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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