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.
German chemical giant Bayer’s $63 billion purchase of US firm Monsanto is the largest ever by a German of a non-German company. But Bayer also takes on Monsanto’s problems, which the trial of Dewayne Johnson highlights.
China's Ningbo Jifeng has reached agreement to buy out German auto parts maker Grammer, in a deal that marks the latest Chinese acquisition of European technology and is likely to face close scrutiny from EU regulators.