Here are today’s top business headlines from across Missouri:
Bayer AG and Monsanto Co. announced Wednesday that they have signed an agreement under which Bayer will acquire Monsanto for $66 billion in an all-cash transaction. Read more
EyeVerify, a Kansas City-based company that makes mobile authentication technology, has been acquired by Ant Financial, the payments affiliate of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. Read more
Wednesday will mark the final showdown between Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon and Republican legislators, as lawmakers return to the Missouri Capitol to consider overriding the governor’s vetoes. Read more
Amdocs has acquired three privately held technology companies for a total of about $260 million in cash. Read more
The four current leaders of the University of Missouri System have announced new efforts to boost diversity on the system’s flagship campus in Columbia. Read more
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