2015 was a record year for corporate mergers, with huge transaction sums involved in the takeover bids.
Corporate marriages have been facilitated by ultra-cheap credits. This page collates the latest DW content on mergers and acquisitions.
While many German businesses complain of limited access to the Chinese market, a wave of acquistions has headed the other way. Chinese firms are buying more and more German firms. Some say this can leak vital German know-how... and the country's economy minister wants to slow down the acquisition frenzy.