How Mergers and acquisitions are fought

How Mergers and acquisitions are fought

The history of mergers and acquisitions is filled with ruthless corporate raids, bruising wars of words and people trying to stiff one another.

T. Boone Pickens, the oil tycoon who rampaged through the 1980s, took small stakes in energy companies, attacked management and forced sales of the firms. Carl Icahn, the activist investor, amassed shares of companies and threatened to oust their boards if they did not agree to a deal. Robert Campeau, a Canadian real estate investor who has been known for engineering buyouts, was unafraid to take legal action against companies that tried to deflect his advances.

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