Top 10 largest deals in Mergers & Acquisitions

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Businesses purchase competitive ¬†businesses to grow or to get rid of a competitor. In the last decade we haven’t seen many large deals due to economic uncertainty. But in the late nineties valuation of shares seemed practically limitless. Take a look at the top 10 deals mergers and acquisitions:

  1. Travelers Group –> Citicorp – 72.600.000.000 / 1998
  2. AT&T –> BellSouth – 72.700.000.000 / 2006
  3. Royal Dutch Petroleum –> Shell Transport & Trading – 74.600.000.000 / 2004
  4. Glaxo Wellcome –> SmithKline Beecham – 76.000.000.000 / 2000
  5. Exxon –> Mobil – 78.900.000.000 / 1998
  6. Pfizer –> Warner-Lambert – 89.200.000.000 / 1999
  7. RFS Holding BV (Royal Bank of Scotland, Fortis, Santander) –> ABN AMRO – 98.000.000.000 / 2007
  8. Shareholders –> Philip Morris – $ 107.600.000.000 / 2007
  9. America Online (AOL) –> Time Warner – $ 164.700.000.000 / 2000
  10. Vodafone –> Mannesmann AG – ¬†$ 202.800.000.000 / 1999

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