merger-mania(redirected from 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.
n. an apparent need for companies to merge with one another. (Securities markets and journalism.) The market meltdown put an end to merger-mania.