Long Island hospitals started banding together in the 1990s, setting off a trend of merger madness
that continues today.
FOREST GROUPS RAGE AT 'MERGER MADNESS
' WORRIED forestry groups are to step up lobbying efforts against the planned merger of three pubic bodies into a single countryside manager.
Both industries have recently gone through merger madness
, meaning that there is not only minimal competition between industries, there's minimal competition within industries.
Contra the merger madness
, I was glad to read some words of pharma-sanity from John Lechleiter, chief executive officer of Eli Lilly & Co., who recently told London's Financial Times,
Welsh Lib-Dem leader Lembit Opik, said, 'The Government has wasted a phenomenal amount of Welsh police force time with its police force merger madness
With the recent merger madness
among major corporations and a tight labor market, companies are luring employees with promises of better opportunities.
On the retail side, the "merger madness
" of the past two years seems to have slightly subsided as only 28 retail acquisitions were recorded versus 41 in 1999 and 33 in 1998.
and the recent Repsol-YPF deal in Argentina, will we see more of the same in Latin America?
Challenge facing showbiz: We face a world of oneness, with more and more mergers -- merger madness
! -- every day.
Ed Sweeney, deputy general secretary of finance union UNIFI, branded it "merger madness
"and said hundreds of branch closures and thousands of job losses would follow a deal.
As the merger madness
rages I can't help but wonder what the end game is.
There is much that is exciting in the merger madness
of the 1960's and after, whether the Erie and Delaware, Lackawanna & Western marriage in 1960 or the Norfolk & Western and Southern union years later.