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A Record $2.5 Trillion in Mergers Were Announced in the First Half of 2018

Jul 03, 2018 - The New York Times

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More than $2.5 trillion in mergers were announced during the first half of the year, as fears of Silicon Valley’s growing ambitions helped drive a record run of deal-making.

Four of the 10 biggest deals were struck in part to fend off competition from the largest technology companies as the value of acquisitions announced during the first six months o...