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  • AT&T Hopes History Doesn’t Repeat Itself

    Sixteen years ago, in 1998, AT&T’s then-Chief Executive C. Michael Armstrong spent close to $100 billion buying up cable companies to pursue an ambitious plan to bundle video, internet, and phone service. It did not go well. And now, with its DirecTV deal, AT&T is basically trying to do it again.

    Peter Lauria 6 months ago 3 responses

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    Deal Code Name Challenge

    Bankers and lawyers negotiating deals often use code names to prevent press leaks. As the deal economy has grown, they have become an integral part of Wall Street M&A culture. Test your knowledge with our code name quiz.

    Peter Lauria a year ago 4 responses