"Only time will tell whether this merger makes sense or not."
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'The Final Merger'
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"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I chose the one that said, 'Mergers, acquisitions, incredible bonuses.'"
"Of course, you could try another bank, if there were any other banks."
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"And, in a move sure to attract the attention of regulators, the private sector made a bid to acquire the public sector."
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Coffee and a Kick in the Pants (formerly Tea and Sympathy)
"Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato—how can I help you?"
"Anyway, we'd love to have You on board for the Creighton deal."
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$165 Billion!!! Huge amount of money!
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Friendly Offer or Hostile Bid? "What do you say to a movie and then we go get some Chinese?"
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"Hello, I'm Death and Taxes...we merged."
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"And, finally, after a day of record trading on Wall Street, the entire world was owned by Mickey Mouse."
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"That's Karl, before he was purchased by the Chinese."
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"You're saying that because of the merger I have to admit both of you?"
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"We structured the deal so it won't make any sense to you."
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"Benign so far."
"We can't offer you a golden parachute, however we do offer a very attractive escape hatch."
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"Could you please refer to this as a merger rather than being in cahoots?"
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"In a controversial move today, the State of Rhode Island made a tender offer for the State of New Jersey."
"You've got mail! Also, Time, CNN, HBO, ICQ, Warner Bros, Netscape, Sports Illustrated. . . . ."
"We merged to save through volume buying."
"I always cry at mergers."
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"Today, gentlemen, we trade in the brute force of the T. Rex for the cunning of the raptor."
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Company Merges/Major Layoffs/We Go Belly Up. . .