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Many large-scale mergers have occurred in 2015

This New Jersey business law blog has looked at business mergers and acquisitions from a variety of angles. It has investigated specific mergers and takeovers as well as broken down some of the complicated terminology related to mergers and acquisitions in the business law world. Its focus on these types of business actions will likely continue throughout the year, as it was recently reported that 2015 has been a huge year for mergers between big companies.

According to a New Jersey news outlet, there have not been as many mega-mergers in the business world as there have been in the first half of 2015 since 2007. Business mergers with an estimated worth of more than $2 trillion have occurred between January and June, and it appears that the July through December stretch will stay hot as well. Just recently two large insurance providers announced they would combine into one entity.

There are some reasons that explain why big mergers are happening right now. One reason is that the economy, at least here in the United States, is working out some of its problems. Overall growth in the American business market is giving companies confidence to undertake major business transactions. Additionally, rates have dropped and businesses are finding it easier than in the past to borrow what they need in order to make their business merger plans into realities.

The merger of two large business entities can take years of planning and coordination. However, smaller entities that desire to merge or acquire other businesses may be able to execute their business plans with more expediency. With the help of a trusted legal adviser and an eye to due diligence, local businesses in Camden County may choose to jump on the merger bandwagon in 2015.

Source:, "Let's make a deal: mega-mergers drive M&A frenzy," Steve Rothwill, July 3, 2015

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