merger-mania

merger-mania

n. an apparent need for companies to merge with one another. (Securities markets and journalism.) The market meltdown put an end to merger-mania.
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He said: "This is unlikely be the end for merger-mania in the pharma sector.
Although merger-mania among the world's exchanges grabs headlines today, three forces more primal than consolidation are expected to rearrange the structure of global capital markets by 2015.
The "we're working on it" syndrome is not unique in today's corporate merger-mania economy.
Airline Merger-Mania, Possibility of Diminished Flying From Portland Prompts
Updates on the merger-mania and other industry news.
Merger-mania continues to reshape supermarket chains into mammoth corporations.
Given all the strength and vitality we have today we are not disturbed in the slightest by the merger-mania to be seen almost everywhere with major car makers.
It is not a surprise that the merger-mania roiling the major airlines is spreading to regional carriers.
Merger-mania caused strong rallies for Internet and financial shares.
For Consumers Tired of Bank Merger-Mania, and Looking For a Better
According to industry observers and consultants, merger-mania is just starting to gain momentum in the automotive supplier community.
As the merger-mania continues with large banks, community and smaller sized institutions will steadily become key players in the indirect (automotive) lending industry," said Craig Uffman, president of APPRO Systems.
According to Steve Clements, RIMS's vice president of Marketing and Strategic Planning, managed care decision makers' need for immediate and accurate access to information has been spurred by the often conflicting demands of bottom-line financial performance and quality of care, as well as external factors such as competition, and merger-mania.