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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.
2 major European mergers just collapsed — Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank talks flopped and Walmart’s $9 billion UK supermarket deal was blocked...
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank's merger talks fell through, and UK competition regulators nixed Walmart-owned Asda's planned tie-up with Sainsbury's.
They span the tobacco, food processing, and healthcare, and automobile industries.