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Bayer HealthCare AG, a subgroup of Bayer AG with sales of approximately 8.9 billion Euro in 2003, is one of
the world's leading, innovative companies in the health care and medical products industry.
The company combines the global activities of the divisions Animal Health, Biological Products, Consumer
Care, Diabetes Care, Diagnostics and Pharmaceuticals. More than 34,000 people are employed by Bayer
Our aim is to discover and manufacture innovative products that will improve human and animal health
worldwide. Our products enhance well-being and quality of life by diagnosing, preventing and treating disease.
This news release contains forward-looking statements based on current assumptions and forecasts made by
Bayer Group management. Various known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors could lead to
material differences between the actual future results, financial situation, development or performance of the
company and the estimates given here. These factors include those discussed in our public reports filed with the
Frankfurt Stock Exchange and with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (including our Form 20-F).
The company assumes no liability whatsoever to update these forward-looking statements or to conform them to
future events or developments.