JPMorgan exec: Market ripe for M&A

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The environment for mergers and acquisitions is as strong as it's ever been, a top JPMorgan Chase banker with nearly 40 years of experience on Wall Street told CNBC on Thursday.

Singapore corporates go on biggest-ever M&A spree

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Singaporean companies went on a record-setting merger and acquisition (M&A) spree in the first half, with deal volume surging to $40 billion, more than double the $17.3 billion recorded in 2013, according to Dealogic.

Why are so many M&A deals being pulled ?

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The value of potential takeovers yanked from the market is at its highest level since the height of the global credit crisis in 2008, according to market statistics firm Dealogic.

Bayer CEO: I don't feel the need to join M&A fever

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Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers told CNBC he did not feel a need to make acquisitions, as U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer confirmed it had make a second bid approach toAstraZeneca , potentially creating a $100 billion-plus merger.



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One-third of global firms plan acquisitions: Survey

More than a third of companies are planning mergers or acquisitions within the next year, according to an Ernst & Young (EY) survey of senior executives across 70 countries, as confidence grows in the global economic recovery.