22.2.08

major Mergers and acquisitions worldwide till date

Major M&A in the 1990s

Rank Year Purchaser Purchased Transaction value
(m$)
1 1999 Vodafone Airtouch PLC Mannesmann 183,000
2 1999 Pfizer Warner-Lambert 90,000
3 1998 Exxon Mobil 77,200
4 1999 Citicorp Travelers Group 73,000
5 1999 SBC Communications Ameritech Corporation 63,000
6 1999 Vodafone Group AirTouch Communications 60,000
7 1998 Bell Atlantic GTE 53,360
8 1998 BP Amoco 53,000
9 1999 Qwest Communications US WEST 48,000
10 1997 Worldcom MCI Communications 42,000

Major M&A from 2000 to present

Rank Year Purchaser Purchased Transaction value (m$)
1 2000 Fusion: America Online Inc. (AOL) Time Warner 164,747
2 2000 Glaxo Wellcome Plc. SmithKline Beecham Plc. 75,961
3 2004 Royal Dutch Petroleum Co. Shell Transport & Trading Co 74,559
4 2006 AT&T Inc. BellSouth Corporation 72,671
5 2001 Comcast Corporation AT&T Broadband & Internet Svcs 72,041
6 2004 Sanofi-Synthelabo SA Aventis SA 60,243
7 2000 Spin-off: Nortel Networks Corporation
59,974
8 2002 Pfizer Inc. Pharmacia Corporation 59,515
9 2004 JP Morgan Chase & Co Bank One Corp 58,761

1 comment:

David Gomes said...

Mergers and Acquisitions, generally called "M & A" in high fund parlance is one of the more unique areas of fund and company. Usually bigger dealings in this area are managed by investment lenders or vendor financial institutions, but daily a number of method and small size companies either complete or consider such dealings. Usually when a entrepreneur or management group contemplates a merging or purchase there is a technique behind the deal.

Mergers Acquisitions