merger merger  /ˈmɜr dʒər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the combination of two or more commercial companies
  2. (n) an occurrence that involves the production of a union

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Industry experts speculate that bidding could exceed $21 billion before a merger is clinched.
  2. For weeks the auto industry has been alive with rumors of a merger between Studebaker and Packard so that the two independents could compete better against the Big Three.
  3. The proposed merger of Ticketmaster and Live Nation means Obama's Justice Department could be making the call on ticket prices for millions of music fans.

News

  1. Hospital reveals final merger terms

    LEWISTOWN - Lewistown Hospital and Geisinger Health System have come forward with the final merger agreement, committing to the goals Kay Hamilton, hospital president and CEO, first referred to as her merger "Christmas Wish List.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Lewistown Sentinel

  2. Should this airline merger be allowed to fly?

    The proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways may not be a done deal, even if almost everyone is behaving as if it were.        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Pender EMS, fire merger plans now go before commissioners

    Merger plans for Pender EMS and Rescue and some volunteer fire departments in Pender County continue to move forward.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Wilmington Star-News

Quotes

  1. "Our subscriber results mark the best quarter of gross additions, deactivations and net additions since the merger of SIRIUS and XM in July 2008," CEO Mel Karmazin said in a statement.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mel Karmazin Source: Barron's (blog)

  2. Tilton said, "Today is a great day for our customers, our employees, our shareholders and our communities as we bring together our two companies in a merger of equals to create a world-class and truly global airline with an unparalleled network...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Glenn Tilton Source: MarketWatch (press release)

  3. "Given the nature of the process itself and its short duration, Fiat has been unable to have full access to the financial records of Opel to determine its precise financial condition and thus properly frame a merger proposal," Marchionne said.
    on May 29, 2009 By: Sergio Marchionne Source: MarketWatch

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