“‘Merger mania’ sweeps Dallas, Texas”
In the midst of Texas’ economic prosperity is roaring activity in its mergers and acquisitions market, with the state seeing its highest rate in years during the first half of 2014.
Reports by The Texas Lawbook dub the activity “merger mania,” stating Texas companies have announced at least 255 mergers since the beginning of the year. That’s 30 percent more than in the first six months of 2013. All told, 2014 deals total approximately $45.5 billion, according to data by Mergermarket.