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"These changes have been made in response to corresponding indications from regulators," Germany's Bayer said in a statement on Wednesday.
The Wall Street Journal on Monday cited people familiar with the matter as saying the U.S. Justice Department had reached an agreement in principle with Bayer and Monsanto after the companies agreed to sell more assets.
Bayer, which has already secured conditional European approval, declined to comment on Wednesday which regulator had prompted it to make the changes.
It added that BASF was the intended purchaser of all the assets it was selling.
(Reporting by Ludwig Burger; Editing by Arno Schuetze)
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