Mega companies have managed to make themselves the center of regulators’ world.
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AT&T's planned merger would add to a growing list of mega deals that have not only harmed consumers and exacerbated inequality but also undermined our democracy.
When several South African universities merged, it was hoped this would improve access and equality. It had the opposite effect.
A Woking-Cupertino tie-up seems implausible at first glance, but there is plenty up for grabs which could suit both companies.
ARM gets ready to grapple with a Japanese adventure.
The Cambridge-based chip designer offers a useful blueprint for others.
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The time may be ripe for a South African raid on the UK's discounted high street.
The good old days.
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An examination of orthopedic surgery and knee replacement showed that higher payments were associated with markets dominated by a few large physician groups.
After a wave of mergers, few large US airlines remain.
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The Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding over airfares, but high prices may simply be a consequence of industry consolidation.
Ringmaster. CEOs are playing to the crowd.
A cheerful assessment of the profit potential from a merger is an easy sell to eager investors.
IAG hope to make a few pots of gold from buying Aer Lingus.
The bid by British Airways’ owner, IAG, to buy Aer Lingus is yet another step towards the establishment of the three dominant network carriers in the EU airline market. The Aer Lingus board is currently…
The US$11 billion merger of Burger King and Canadian coffee and doughnuts chain Tim Hortons is the latest example of a tax inversion move. The deal will see BK transfer its company headquarters from the…
A quarter of all publicly traded deals involve insider trading, but with less than 5% resulting in litigation, the vast majority…