2nd April 2006 Archive
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Merger of almost equals
Alcatel SA and Lucent Technologies have decided to shack up. The two companies have announced a $13.4bn stock swap deal meant to create a stronger, braver, more cost-effective telecommunications giant. Alcatel and Lucent have explored the idea of a merger before, with 2001 talks gaining some attention. Then, late last month, …
Financial News 2 Apr 2006, 19:41