The sum of Pfizer's purchase was overshadowed by the three months of drama that preceded the deal, which led many to consider the takeover to be one of the most hostile in history.
Vodafone AirTouch's takeover of Germany's Mannesmann in After what began as a hostile approach by Vodafone, a friendly deal was agreed when Mannesmann was granted a larger stake in the combined group.
The marriage however was not a happy oneand the two companies went their separate ways in Vodafone confirms it is in advanced talks to sell its stake in Verizon Wireless in September News of what would be the biggest deal in more than a decade sends Vodafone shares higher.
It had beaten a rival bid from Barclays, and the ill-fated deal was largely blamed for RBS's taxpayer bailout when the financial crisis hit.
Pfizer's purchase of Warner-Lambert in The deal created the world's second-largest drugs company and left American Home Products — which had planned to merge with Warner-Lambert — out in the cold.
Exxon's acquisition of Mobil in The deal at the time was the world's largest ever corporate marriageand thousands of jobs were shed.
Royal Dutch Petroleum Company merges with Shell Transport and Trading Company in The two separately quoted arms of Royal Dutch Shell merged to form a single company, headquartered in the Netherlands but with a primary listing in London. Citicorp merges with Travelers Group in At the time the merger was hailed as the largest ever corporate combination, creating the world's biggest financial services company.ATLANTA, Jan.
24, /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE,Nasdaq:VZ) today announced the acquisition of Movildata Internacional, a Murcia, Spain-based provider of commercial fleet. Welcome to the revised Transaction Team webpage.
Here is where the Federal Communications Commission provides general information explaining how it considers applications to transfer licenses it had previously granted - through proceedings that can range from the small and uncontroversial to the very largest communications mergers.
Verizon Communications has created a leading telematics provider with its purchase of Telogis and Fleetmatics.
With the closing of the latter transaction on Nov. 7, the company now controls about million units used by commercial and government fleets to track their vehicles.
Read more about Telogis Fleetmatics Mergers & Acquisitions. Verizon and MCI: A Merger that Promotes Competition In April , MCI accepted a proposal for acquisition from Verizon. This merger between the two companies will require various regulatory permissions before it can be completed.
Not surprisingly, the merger has generated opposition, particularly among competitors to Verizon and MCI. In May. IMAA offers extensive and up-to-date information, data, research on M&A and Mergers & Acquisitions statistics for registered users.
Corporate members have access to tailored research services. Verizon Communications Becomes #12 Most Shorted Dow Stock, Replacing Travelers Companies. The most recent short interest data has been released for the 10/15/ settlement date, and we here at.