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Bayer wins approval to buy U.S. seed and agrichemical giant Monsanto

Bayer wins approval to buy U.S. seed and agrichemical giant Monsanto
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bayer <BAYGn.DE> won U.S. antitrust approval for its planned takeover of Monsanto <MON.N> on Tuesday on condition that it sell about $9 billion (6.8 billion pounds) in assets, the Justice Department said, clearing a major hurdle for the $62.5 billion deal.

(Reporting by Diane Bartz)

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