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In honor of AT&T and Time Warner, here are some of the worst corporate mergers in history

We’re not saying the combination of AT&T and Time Warner is a bad idea per se, but we did think news of the pending $85.4 billion merger was a good opportunity to look at those that have failed. The below mergers—or attempted mergers—are generally cited as some of the worst ever. It turns out, they happen in … Continue reading “In honor of AT&T and Time Warner, here are some of the worst corporate mergers in history”

We’re not saying the combination of AT&T and Time Warner is a bad idea per se, but we did think news of the pending $85.4 billion merger was a good opportunity to look at those that have failed. The below mergers—or attempted mergers—are generally cited as some of the worst ever. It turns out, they happen in every industry.

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Christopher Zara is a senior staff news editor for Fast Company and obsessed with media, technology, business, culture, and theater. Before coming to FastCo News, he was a deputy editor at International Business Times, a theater critic for Newsweek, and managing editor of Show Business magazine

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