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Big mergers drop in value and number

The number of major corporate deals in Ireland almost halved in the first six months of this year, according to an analysis of data submitted to the Competition Authority.

2nd August, 2008

The number of major corporate deals in Ireland almost halved in the first six months of this year, according to an analysis of data submitted to the Competition Authority.

The value of the mergers and acquisitions completed in the first half of the year also experienced a sharp decline, with fewer companies prepared to complete large deals. The competition watchdog was informed about 20 mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2008, compared with...

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