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When news broke of the Tim Hortons/Burger King merger, many investors cheered. But my immediate thought was somewhat lackluster. I didn't see the non-financial synergy. Instead, I saw huge potential issues for Tim Hortons (soon to be minority) shareholders.
The Burger King/Tim Hortons merger is the latest attempt by a US company to lower its tax burden by moving overseas, and sees Tim Hortons move into foreign hands for the second time. Do you support the deal?
2014 is shaping up to be an amazing year for M&A, with worldwide deal activity up 73% over H1 2013. Technology, healthcare, and telecommunications have all been hot, with some controversial deals along the way. Here are the best deal making quotes of 2014 (so far).