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Read | Delete: 2015 Becomes the Biggest M&A Year Ever

handshake The other week a slew of smaller takeovers officially made 2015 the biggest year ever for mergers and acquisitions. This year will go down as one for the M&A annals as companies agree to merge at a breakneck pace, encouraged by increased boardroom confidence, cheap debt, pressure to become more efficient in a slow-growth economy and a desire to keep up with consolidating rivals. Buyers this year have agreed to nine transactions valued at $50 billion or more and 58 valued at $10 billion or more, which both would be records. Click here for more details about the deals. Source: Wall Street Journal  Got an interesting Fast Fact for a business audience? Please send and share it with our 1,653 subscribers. Click here to subscribe to Read|Delete and receive fast facts delivered weekly. Mike_Mercurio_WebsiteNEWmmercurio@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0332 | Biz Tek Today You can also connect with Offit Kurman via Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube, and LinkedIn