FACTBOX - Largest M&A deals of 2008

lunes 22 de diciembre de 2008 17:01 CET
 

 PHILADELPHIA, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The following list ranks
the largest mergers and acquisitions in 2008, according to
Thomson Reuters.
 TARGET COMPANY        BUYER          DEAL VALUE
 1. Philip Morris Int'l  Shareholders   $113.0 billion
 2. Anheuser-Busch Cos   InBev NV        $60.4 billion
 3. Merrill Lynch & Co   BofA            $48.8 billion
 4. Genentech Inc        Roche Holdings  $43.7 billion
 5. Time Warner Cable    shareholders    $42.1 billion
 6. Alltel Corp          Verizon         $28.1 billion
 7. Alcon Inc            Novartis AG     $27.7 billion
 8. RBS                  HM Treasury     $26.1 billion
 9. HBOS Plc             Lloyds TSB      $25.4 billion
 10. Wm Wrigley Jr Co    Mars Inc        $23.2 billion
 SOURCE: Thomson Reuters
 (Compiling by Jessica Hall; Editing by Lincoln Feast)
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