Bayer AG is a strategic management holding company. The Company's business operations are organized into three subgroups: Bayer HealthCare, Bayer CropScience and Bayer MaterialScience, supported by the service companies Bayer Business Services, Bayer Technology Services and Currenta. Bayer HealthCare researches, develops, manufactures and markets products to improve the health of people and animals. Bayer CropScience is engaged in the crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. Bayer MaterialScience supplies polymers, and develops solution for a range of applications. The Company's subsidiaries include Adverio Pharma GmbH, AgrEvo Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH, Alcafleu Management GmbH & Co. KG, Bayer Beteiligungsverwaltung Goslar GmbH, Bayer MaterialScience Customer Services GmbH, Schering-Kahlbaum Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung and KOSINUS Grundstucks-Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH & Co. Gamma OHG.