Update: The Sigma-Aldrich Takeover - Merck KGaA's Way To Express That The Best Days Of Pharma And Display Materials Are Over?
Seeking Early Retirement • Thu, Sep. 25
- Merck KGaA has announced the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich for $17B.
- The takeover is quite expensive and puts Merck’s currently most profitable segments Merck Serono and Performance Materials into a different perspective.
- On the pro side, the deal will add stability and strengthen Merck’s most predictable segment Merck Millipore.