BASF to buy seeds, herbicide businesses from Bayer for $7b Photo: Reuters Maria Sheahan October 13, 2017 PremiumBASF has agreed to buy significant parts of Bayer’s seed and non-selective herbicide businesses for 5.9 billion euros ($7 billion) in cash, the two companies said on Friday. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.