Bayer is a multinational pharmaceutical and life sciences company. The Company operates through Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Health, Crop Science, Animal Health and Covestro segments. The Pharmaceuticals segment offers prescription products, specialty therapeutics and diagnostic imaging equipment and contrast agents. The Consumer Health segment provides nonprescription over-the-counter products in various categories. The Crop Science segment offers products in the areas of seeds and plant traits, crop protection, and nonagricultural pest control. The Animal Health segment provides prescription and nonprescription veterinary products. The Covestro segment provides raw materials for polyurethanes and polyether production. Bayer also has strategic partnerships and alliances with universities and research institutes.

Company Growth (employees)
Leverkusen, DE
Size (employees)
99,845 (est)-13%
Bayer was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Leverkusen, DE

Key People/Management at Bayer

Werner Baumann

Werner Baumann

Johannes Dietsch

Johannes Dietsch

Kemal Malik

Kemal Malik

Hartmut Klusik

Hartmut Klusik

Human Resources, Technology & Sustainability
Dieter Weinand

Dieter Weinand

Erica Mann

Erica Mann

Consumer Health
Liam Condon

Liam Condon

Crop Science

Bayer Office Locations

Bayer has offices in Leverkusen, Pymble, São Paulo, Shanghai and in 10 other locations
Leverkusen, DE (HQ)
50 Kaiser-Wilhelm-Allee
Pymble, AU
875 Pacific Hwy
São Paulo, BR
1100 R. Domingos Jorge
Shanghai, CN
Pudong 18-19/F, 23-26/F, Citigroup Tower
Chiyoda, JP
1-6-5, Marounouchi, Chiyoda-ku
Pittsburgh, US
100 Bayer Rd
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Bayer Financials and Metrics

Bayer Financials

Bayer's revenue was reported to be €46.8 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

8 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2017)

5.5 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2017), %


Net income (Q3, 2017)

4.2 b

Market capitalization (30-Oct-2017)

97.4 b

Closing share price (30-Oct-2017)


Cash (30-Sep-2017)

5.6 b
Bayer's current market capitalization is €97.4 b.
EURFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


40.2 b41.3 b46.3 b46.8 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

19.5 b19.9 b21.2 b20.3 b

Gross profit

20.6 b21.4 b25.2 b26.5 b
EURQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


11.9 b11.8 b8.3 b13.2 b12.2 b8 b

Cost of goods sold

5 b5 b2.7 b5.3 b5.1 b2.6 b

Gross profit

6.8 b6.8 b5.5 b7.9 b7.1 b5.5 b

Gross profit Margin, %

EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


1.9 b1.9 b1.9 b

Accounts Receivable

9.1 b9.9 b11 b


8.5 b8.6 b8.4 b

Current Assets

22.2 b23.8 b30.4 b
EURQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


3.6 b1.1 b1.2 b2.2 b2.8 b5.6 b

Accounts Receivable

11.6 b2.1 b10.8 b13 b1.7 b8.8 b


8.5 b8.3 b8.4 b8.7 b8.5 b6.7 b

Current Assets

26.7 b24.7 b25.2 b33.4 b32.7 b30.8 b
EURFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

3.3 b4 b4.6 b

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9 b3.3 b3.7 b

Accounts Receivable

(1.1 b)(1.1 b)(552 m)


(748 m)(191 m)(3 m)
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

1.5 b1.4 b957 m2.2 b1.3 b773 m

Depreciation and Amortization

1 b814 m599 m730 m832 m581 m

Accounts Receivable

(1.7 b)170 m884 m(2 b)280 m1.3 b


(119 m)190 m(80 m)(257 m)(12 m)(314 m)
EURY, 2017


80.4 k

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Bayer Operating Metrics

Bayer's Patent Applications was reported to be 50.8 k in FY, 2016, which is a 24% decrease from the previous period
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016




112 k112.5 k110.9 k

Water Consumption (million cubic meters)


Engineers And Scientists

15 k
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Bayer Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Bayer Animal Health GmbH
Dritte Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
Bayer Gesellschaft für Beteiligungen mbH
Schering-Kahlbaum Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung
Adverio Pharma GmbH
Bayer 04 Immobilien GmbH
Bayer Chemicals Aktiengesellschaft
Bayer CropScience Aktiengesellschaft
Bayer Direct Services GmbH
Vierte Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
Bayer Business Services GmbH
Bayer Gastronomie GmbH
Fünfte Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
GP Grenzach Produktions GmbH
TravelBoard GmbH
Zweite Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
AgrEvo Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH
Bayer Altersversorgung GmbH
Bayer Consumer Care Deutschland GmbH
Bayer Innovation GmbH
Chemion Logistik GmbH
Erste Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
Sechste Bayer Real Estate VV GmbH & Co. KG
Steigerwald Arzneimittelwerk GmbH
Alcafleu Management GmbH & Co. KG
Erste K-W-A Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH
Intraserv GmbH & Co. KG
KVP Pharma+Veterinär Produkte GmbH
Siebte Bayer VV GmbH
Bayer CropScience Biologics GmbH
Bayer CropScience Deutschland GmbH
BGI Deutschland GmbH
Intendis GmbH
Jenapharm GmbH & Co. KG
KOSINUS Grundstücks-Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. Gamma OHG
MENADIER Heilmittel GmbH
Bayer Beteiligungsverwaltung Goslar GmbH
Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH
Hild Samen GmbH

Bayer Market Value History

Bayer Revenue Breakdown

Bayer's Web-traffic and Trends

Bayer Online and Social Media Presence

Bayer Company Life and Culture

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