Merging company

Is a merging business failing, failing, or just failing?

As the pandemic persists, we will likely see more M&A activity involving financially struggling companies. Part of the goal of getting approval from antitrust law enforcement agencies – or courts if necessary – is to show that a business is indeed “failing.” Even when such transactions involve horizontal mergers in concentrated industries, firms may still […]

Merging company

WPP CEO Says Iconic Agencies of Merging Company to Bring “Creativity and Technology”

WPP CEO Mark Read said the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated change and innovation within the advertising giant. WPP As WPP prepares to merge two of its iconic advertising agencies, the CEO of the company said there has “never been a better time to bring creativity and technology together.” Last week, London-based WPP announced it would […]