Mega Buyout Speculation for Bayer Unit


October 23, 2014

One word: plastics. It’s a line from the quirky classic film, The Graduate, but it could also be what the PE firms eyeing a large buyout of Bayer’s MaterialScience unit are saying. The article names Advent, Carlyle, Cinven, CVC and KKR as the buyout funds that are “circling” Bayer’s plastics business, valued at more than EUR 10 bn, which the German pharmaceutical giant has been preparing to float. We have more on this story here.

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