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Roughly 42% of multibillion-dollar deals leak early — and the scoops are hurting companies’ marketing strategies

Leaks bring vastly decreased media attention on announcement day as readers already digested the news, communications firm Abernathy MacGregor found.

‘Merger Monday’ is back, with more than $60 billion of deals announced today. Here are the 5 biggest.

Major deals such as mergers and aquisitions are often announced on Mondays because company boards typically vote on Sundays.

GM’s bombshell lawsuit against FCA alleges years of corruption and includes claims about a failed 2015 merger

GM alleged that this racketeering scheme corrupted UAW labor agreements in 2009, 2011, and 2015, and that FCA's leadership was central to the scheme.
A Caviar employee rides their bike down Market St. in San Francisco, California, on Saturday, January 26, 2018.

Uber’s CEO says the company considered buying Caviar before DoorDash snapped up the competitor for $410 million

Dara Khosrowshahi hinted Uber might not be interested in acquiring smaller competitors despite the boon in delivery mergers.

Allergan spikes 30% after AbbVie agrees to buy the Botox-maker for $63 billion

AbbVie expects the acquisition to generate at least $2 billion in pre-tax synergies and cost reductions within three years.
The deal is off.

French politics killed the Fiat Chrysler-Renault merger

The major challenge with the proposed deal was always going to be with the French government, which controls 15% of Renault.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla is going it alone while other carmakers are partnering and merging — here’s why Elon Musk doesn’t have a choice

At one time, a tie-up with Tesla might have made sense, but Tesla now wouldn't bring much to a deal.
France's Yellow Vests have halted the government's residual globalism.

In Fiat Chrysler-Renault deal, globalism is about to collide head-on with populism

Immediately after the merger plan was revealed, the French and Italian governments moved to secure jobs.
FCA CEO Mike Manley.

Fiat Chrysler’s business is already complicated — a merger with Renault would make it even more challenging

On its face, the proposed merger looks like a tie-up of Fiat and Renault, companies that have struggled as the industry has witnessed surging sales.
Deutsche Bank CEO Christian Sewing

Barclays says talk of any Deutsche Bank merger is a red flag for earnings — and the UK bank is slashing its price targets

"Profitability may have deteriorated further in the fourth quarter, and the current strategy/targets are looking less and less viable," Barclays said.