With Megamergers Afoot, Tips For Keeping The Lid On
By Liz Hoffman
Law360, New York (March 13, 2013, 8:08 PM EDT) -- The big deals so far this year took very different paths to public view: the H.J. Heinz Co. buyout that took everyone by surprise, the airline merger whose details were widely known, the weeks of rumors that swirled ahead of Dell Inc.'s go-private announcement, and the office-supply tie-up that appeared rushed on its way out the door.
All were dealing with a different set of facts: AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc. were negotiating in the semi-public arena of bankruptcy. Office Depot Inc. and OfficeMax...