Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE)
* Walker appointed CEO of Thyssenkrupp's elevator unit (Recasts, adds elevator CEO appointment, details)
FRANKFURT, Dec 14 Thyssenkrupp on Friday said it would propose to appoint former Bayer finance chief Johannes Dietsch as chief financial officer, continuing to fill numerous vacant jobs that have been left unfilled following months of crisis.
DUESSELDORF Bayer Chief Executive Werner Baumann said on Monday he has not had any contact with Elliott Management, following a Reuters report which said the U.S.-based activist investor had taken a position in the German pharmaceuticals giant.
Dec 7 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Friday:
FRANKFURT/NEW YORK Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Germany's Bayer , adding to the slew of investments the fund has made in German companies, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
FRANKFURT/NEW YORK, Dec 7 Activist investor Elliott has taken a position in Germany's Bayer, the latest in a string of investments in German companies, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Leverkusen (Germany) The lion's share of job cuts from folding U.S. seed maker Monsanto into Bayer's agriculture unit will affect workers outside Germany, the head of Bayer's works council told Reuters.
* Largest part of cuts from integration will be abroad-labour rep
BERLIN, Dec 7 The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Friday:
FRANKFURT Germany's Bayer , which acquired seed company Monsanto this year, reduced its combined sales estimate for its most promising experimental drugs, acknowledging it needs to do more to replenish the development pipeline.