The capital stock of Bayer AG, amounting to Euro 2,515,005,649.92 is divided into 982,424,082 no-par registered shares. The capital stock underlying the no-par value registered shares is evidenced by permanent global certificates deposited with ClearstreamBanking AG, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Paying and exchange agent for the shares of Bayer AG is Deutsche Bank AG (Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany).
The capital stock of Bayer AG is traded as no-par registered shares on electronic trading platforms like Xetra® as well as at several stock exchanges. You can buy Bayer ordinary shares through any supplier of brokerage services, usually banks. To do so, you need a custody account in which your shares are administered. It is not possible to acquire the shares directly through Bayer.
In the United States, Bayer stock has been traded under a OTC Level l ADR Program since September 27, 2007. The ticker symbol is BAYRY. Trading information is obtainable from the Pinksheets OTC website.
Bayer ADRs are issued by The Bank of New York Mellon, acting as depositary.