merger-mania

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merger-mania

A sudden or intense surge of companies forming corporate mergers with one another There has been something of a merger-mania in the telecommunications industry recently, with some analysts worrying about the possibility of de factor monopolies coming back into power as a result. This merger-mania between health-insurance providers over the last few months will only serve to lower costs for everyone except the people paying for their policies.

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.