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.
Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary has branded a €150 million bridging loan for bankrupt carrier Air Berlin as 'corrupt'. Germany's monopoly and merger commission says it is unclear what will happen to Air Berlin after the carrier's bankruptcy filing earlier this week. A number of airlines are interested. Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, is front of the queue.