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Bayer To Acquire Conceptus, Inc.

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Conceptus, Inc. generated net sales of US$141 million (approx. €110 million) for its fiscal year 2012. Adjusted EBITDA for 2012 was $28.2 million (approx. €22.0 million). Headquartered in Mountain View, California, the company employs approximately 300 people.

Bayer: Science For A Better LifeBayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. As an innovation company, it sets trends in research-intensive areas. Bayer's products and services are designed to benefit people and improve quality of life. At the same time, the Group aims to create value through innovation, growth and high earnings power. Bayer is committed to the principles of sustainable development and acts as a socially and ethically responsible corporate citizen. In fiscal 2012, the Group employed 110,500 people and had sales of €39.8 billion. Capital expenditures amounted to €2.0 billion, R&D expenses to €3.0 billion. For more information, please visit www.bayer.com.

About Bayer HealthCareThe Bayer Group is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of health care, agriculture and high-tech materials. Bayer HealthCare, a subgroup of Bayer AG with annual sales of €18.6 billion (2012), is one of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry and is based in Leverkusen, Germany. The company combines the global activities of the Animal Health, Consumer Care, Medical Care and Pharmaceuticals divisions. Bayer HealthCare's aim is to discover, develop, manufacture and market products that will improve human and animal health worldwide. Bayer HealthCare has a global workforce of 55,300 employees ( Dec 31, 2012) and is represented in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.healthcare.bayer.com

About Conceptus, Inc.Conceptus, Inc. is the global leader in the development and commercialization of innovative device-based solutions in permanent birth control. The Company manufactures and markets the Essure Permanent Birth Control System.

This release relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement of a tender offer (the "Offer") by Evelyn Acquisition Company, a Delaware corporation ("Purchaser") and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("Parent"), to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.003 per share (the "Shares"), of Conceptus, Inc., a Delaware corporation, pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of April 28, 2013, by and among Purchaser, Parent and Conceptus, Inc..

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