Rakesh Sachdev

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Name: Rakesh Sachdev
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Sigma-Aldrich Acquisition puts Merck amongst Life Science Industry leaders

A definitive agreement under which Merck KGaAwill acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $17.0 billion (€13.1 billion), will establish the Darmstadt as one of the leading players in the $130 billion global life science industry.Merck will acquire all of the outstanding ... [Published Labmate Online - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sitting pretty for $17 billion?

DARMSTADT, Germany—Merck KGaA has been on a journey to build its three business units into vehicles for growth, and the German Big Pharma has made a strong step in that direction on the life-sciences side by announcing in late September that it has entered ... [Published Drug Discovery News - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

CMO Consolidation Continues

The last 12 months have seen a number of major acquisitions in the contract manufacturing space. Most notably, Merck KGaA announced just a few weeks ago (in September 2014) that it has agreed to acquire firm Sigma-Aldrich Corp. for $17 billion. Earlier ... [Published PharmTech.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Merck KGaA and Sigma-Aldrich plan mega-merger

General News Published on: Monday September 29th, 2014Completion anticipated in mid-2015Merck KGaA has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for €13.1 billion in a merger that will create one of the world’s major players in the life sciences. ... [Published Speciality Chemicals - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

CR Magazine Names 2014 Responsible CEO of Year Award Winners

Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine, which shines a spotlight on America's most socially responsible chief executives, has named the winners of the seventh annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. According to a release from the company, these awards ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Merck buys Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion

The recently announced purchase of Sigma-Aldrich by German chemical and pharmaceutical company Merck KGaA (which is completely separate from the US Merck) for $17 billion will create a laboratory consumables giant, with annual sales of around €4.7 billion ... [Published Spectroscopy Now - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 3 reports

Merck to buy Sigma-Aldrich for US$17bn

Sigma-Aldrich CEO Rakesh Sachdev (left) with Merck chairman Karl-Ludwig Kley23/09/2014 More than doubles earnings from life sciencesHelen TunnicliffeGERMANY’S Merck has agreed a deal to buy US life science and technology company Sigma-Aldrich for US$ ... [Published TCE Today - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

After four years at the helm, Sigma-Aldrich CEO in line for big payday

In the immediate aftermath of Jai Nagarkatti’s death, Sigma-Aldrich officials moved swiftly and deliberately.Nagarkatti, the longtime CEO of Sigma-Aldrich, had passed away suddenly of an apparent heart attack while headed to the movies. Within hours, ... [Published St Louis Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

CR Magazine Announces 2014 Responsible CEO of Year Award Winners

Chief Executives Recognized for Exceeding Corporate Responsibility Standards SOURCE: Corporate Responsibility Magazine DESCRIPTION: PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ --  Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine , which shines a spotlight ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 14 reports

St. Louis Life Sciences Company Sells For $17 Billion

A global pharmaceutical company is planning to maintain a significant presence in St. Louis once its $17 billion acquisition of a local life sciences company closes.Germany-based Merck KGaA Chief Executive Officer Karl-Ludwig Kley says it is too early ... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tech’s Search for Talent: Surveillance (09/22)

Sept. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Full episode of "Bloomberg Surveillance." Guests: Juliet De Baubigny, Paul Barrett, Frank Keating, Lanhee Chen, Youssef Squali, Karl-Ludwig Kley and Rakesh Sachdev. (Source: Bloomberg) ... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

CR Magazine Announces Responsible CEO of Year Award and Lifetime Achievement Award Finalists

SOURCE: Corporate Responsibility Magazine DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine announced today the finalists for both the seventh annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards and the fourth ... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 04 2014]

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Sigma-Aldrich Acquisition puts Merck amongst Li... [Published Labmate Online - Oct 17 2014]
Sitting pretty for $17 billion? [Published Drug Discovery News - Oct 07 2014]
CMO Consolidation Continues [Published PharmTech.com - Oct 06 2014]
Merck KGaA and Sigma-Aldrich plan mega-merger [Published Speciality Chemicals - Sep 29 2014]
CR Magazine Names 2014 Responsible CEO of Year ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Merck KGaA To Acquire Sigma-Aldrich For $17B [Published Bioresearch Online - Sep 24 2014]
Merck buys Sigma-Aldrich for $17 billion [Published Spectroscopy Now - Sep 24 2014]
Merck KGaA to acquire Sigma-Aldrich for approxi... [Published Drug Discovery News - Sep 24 2014]
After four years at the helm, Sigma-Aldrich CEO... [Published St Louis Business Journal - Sep 23 2014]
Merck to buy Sigma-Aldrich for US$17bn [Published TCE Today - Sep 23 2014]
Sigma-Aldrich to be acquired by Merck KGaA [Published Zenopa - Sep 23 2014]
Merck to buy life sciences services major Sigma... [Published VC Circle - Sep 23 2014]
Merck to buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17bn [Published Pharmaceutical Technology - Sep 23 2014]
CR Magazine Announces 2014 Responsible CEO of Y... [Published TickerTech.com - Sep 23 2014]
CR Magazine Announces 2014 Responsible CEO of Y... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 23 2014]
Merck to acquire Sigma-Aldrich [Published Center Watch - Sep 23 2014]
Merck to Acquire Sigma-Aldrich in $17B Transaction [Published Contract Pharma - Sep 22 2014]
Sigma-Aldrich (SIAL) to be Taken over by Merck ... [Published InvestorGuide.com - Sep 22 2014]
St. Louis Life Sciences Company Sells For $17 B... [Published St. Louis Public Radio - Sep 22 2014]
Germany's Merck to Buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17... [Published Nasdaq - Sep 22 2014]
Sigma-Aldrich plans targeted models to expand s... [Published In-Pharmatechnologist - Sep 22 2014]
Germany's Merck to buy US firm Sigma-Aldrich fo... [Published Business Standard India - Sep 22 2014]
Merck KGaA pays out $17 billion for Sigma-Aldrich [Published Pharmafocus - Sep 22 2014]
Merck (MRK) Records the Largest Acquisition in ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 22 2014]
Merck agrees to buy Sigma-Aldrich for $17bn [Published Pharmaceutical Business Review - Sep 22 2014]
Tech’s Search for Talent: Surveillance (09/22) [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 22 2014]
Merck to acquire Sigma-Aldrich [Published Express Pharma - Sep 22 2014]
Sigma-Aldrich Corp. acquired in US$17B mega-merger [Published Canadian Plant - Sep 22 2014]
Merck to Expand Life Sciences With $17B Deal fo... [Published TheStreet.com - Sep 22 2014]
Merck to Expand Life Sciences With $17B Deal fo... [Published The Street Latest - Sep 22 2014]
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CR Magazine Announces 2014 Responsible CEO of Y... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 23 2014]
Chief Executives Recognized for Exceeding Corporate Responsibility Standards SOURCE: Corporate Responsibility Magazine DESCRIPTION: PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ --  Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine , which shines a spotlight ...
CR Magazine Announces Responsible CEO of Year A... [Published theCSRfeed - Sep 04 2014]
SOURCE: Corporate Responsibility Magazine DESCRIPTION: Philadelphia, PA, September 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine announced today the finalists for both the seventh annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards and the fourth ...
Sigma-Aldrich Achieves Record Success in Enviro... [Published theCSRfeed - Jul 29 2014]
New Report Shows Positive Impacts of Company’s Global Citizenship Efforts SOURCE: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation DESCRIPTION: ST. LOUIS, July 29, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL) dramatically decreased its global water and energy ...
Sigma-Aldrich® Named to Newsweek’s 2014 Green R... [Published theCSRfeed - Jun 05 2014]
St. Louis-Based Company Named One of Nation’s Greenest Corporations SOURCE: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation DESCRIPTION: ST. LOUIS, June 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was named in the top five today on Newsweek’s 2014 Green ...
Sigma-Aldrich® Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best ... [Published theCSRfeed - Apr 30 2014]
SOURCE: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation DESCRIPTION: St. Louis, Mo., April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SIAL) was recently named by Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine to its list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ...
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