Ben's Recent Stories
Economy Dec 27Column: The 10 most remarkable deals — and busts — of 2016
This year saw another bumper crop of remarkable business deals. Even if the volume of mergers and acquisitions fell short of the 2015 record, new mergers and partnerships were formed, and some big ones were busted up.
Economy Jun 30Column: What’s behind these big merger deal busts?
Anti-trust authorities have been active of late: several big merger deals have been stopped dead in their tracks.
Economy Oct 05Column: Why mergers are booming
Another day, another merger. Telephone companies, drug companies, airlines, hospitals, retail stores and now beer. Why?…