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The phrase mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling and combining of different companies that can aid, finance, or help a growing company in a given industry grow rapidly without having to create another business entity.

Headlines Around the Web

Mergers & acquisitions decline 11.5% in 2013

Jan 04 - The Times of India

Telecom M&A policy gets EGoM nod

Dec 04 - The Times of India

Tech and telecoms trigger M&A rebound

Sep 27 - Financial Times

Global M&A: confidence trick?

Sep 27 - Financial Times

Tech and telecom trigger M&A rebound

Sep 27 - Financial Times

Verizon’s issue signals merger upswing

Sep 27 - Financial Times

Investment banks: bittersweet

Sep 24 - Financial Times

'India Inc's M&A deals at $3.5 billion in August'

Sep 18, 2013 - The Times of India

Boutique firms enjoy fee bonanza

Sep 03, 2013 - Financial Times

AIM juniors left waiting for M&A activity

Sep 02, 2013 - Independent

Vodafone-Verizon deal gets finishing touches

Aug 31, 2013 - Financial Times

Vodafone shareholders eagerly await deal

Aug 31, 2013 - Financial Times

Vodafone-Verizon race switches gears

Aug 30, 2013 - Financial Times

Vodafone-Verizon cycle race nears end

Aug 30, 2013 - Financial Times

WPP weighs options as bigger rival emerges

Aug 29, 2013 - Financial Times

Articles About M&A

Miami Heat players (L-R) Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Ray Allen, and LeBron James wait during a timeout against the San Antonio Spurs during the first half in Game 5 of their NBA Finals basketball series in San Antonio, Texas, June 15, 2014.
Miami Heat Prepare For Life Without LeBron James, To Feature More Of Wade And Bosh In New System

By IBTimes AU

Without superstar LeBron James, the Miami Heat are expected to undergo major changes for the upcoming 2014-2015 NBA season. Not surprisingly, part of the tweaks would be more offensive loads for the pair of stars left in the line-up— Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. (Sep 16)


A Solar Flare Bursts Off The Left Limb Of The Sun In This Image Captured By NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory
Aurora Borealis Paints A Beautiful Picture On The Northern Skies [Watch Video]

By IBTimes AU

A lot of photographers captured images of the Northern Lights on the evening of Sep. 12. (Sep 15)


Charlie Hunnam
September 2014 TV Premiere Dates: ‘Sons of Anarchy,’ ‘The Voice,’ Scandal,’ ‘Sleepy Hollow’ & ‘The Blacklist’

By IBTimes AU

Fall season premieres are just around the corner and fans of various TV shows like FX "Sons of Anarchy," ABC "Scandal," NBC "The Blacklist," "The Voice" and "Sleepy Hallow" are now lining up to catch the new seasons of their favourite series. (Sep 02)

Courtney Love and Andreas Kronthaler
Courtney Love Lashes Out At Adelaide Fan For Throwing Beer Can At Her on Stage [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Courtney Love threatened to kill the fan. (Aug 18)


Best Makeup Shades for Fall 2014

By IBTimes AU

Fall 2014 is an exciting time for the beauty industry because it signals a new season, which means new shades and products. Check out the best makeup shades for fall 2014 and be on your way to look absolutely amazing. (Aug 02)


Lorde Says Kanye West is Like Her School Principal

By IBTimes AU

Kanye West is like Lorde’s school principal. The 17-year-old Kiwi songstress revealed how much influence the American rapper has on her. (Jul 22)


Sophie Monk Explains Her Instagram Nipple-Gate Video: I Think I’m a Role Model

By IBTimes AU

Sophie Monk has explained her nipple-gate on Instagram. The singer-actress recently posted a video of her on the social media, exposing her nipples from her braless top. (Jul 15)

Aussie TV Presenter Joe Hildebrand Called Insensitive for Tweet About Ian Thorpe’s Coming Out [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

TV presenter Joe Hildebrand has been called insensitive after tweeting a joke about Olympic gold medallist Ian Thorpe’s coming out. (Jul 14)


Olympic pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie of France takes part in a men's exhibition pole vaulting competition with the Eiffel Tower in the background in Paris June 28, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: SPORT ATHLETICS)
French Police Stops Terrorists’ Plot to Blow-up Eiffel Tower, Louvre

By IBTimes AU

French police on Thursday said it had intercepted a terrorists' plot to blow-up the famous romantic monument Eiffel Tower, the Louvre as well as a nuclear plant in France last summer. (Jul 11)


Jake Snyder (bottom R) and a large gathering of concert goers charge their mobile phones during the Firefly Music Festival in Dover June 21, 2014.
Drug Disaster In Avicii's June 26 Boston Concert: 36 Hospitalised, 50 Treated

By IBTimes AU

Avicii's electronic dance concert at the TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday ended in disaster, when 36 concertgoers were hospitalized and 50 were treated or evaluated on the scene due to drug intoxication. (Jun 27)