Manic Monday

In this past Monday's edition of "Merger Monday", investment/corporate watchers were blindsided by $82 billion in proposed deals. 

I guess it...

In this past Monday's edition of "Merger Monday", investment/corporate watchers were blindsided by $82 billion in proposed deals. 

I guess it depends on the situation, but I wonder if corp. comms pros would rather have a distracted press or a slow news day when announcing a big acquisition. Plenty of column inches vs. less prying eyes. As with everything, it's a trade-off.

At least one of these deals was hostile; I assume they have a different opinion on this matter than a merger of friends. 

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