Most CEOs were too hesitant and pessimistic to ink any buyouts when they could get them on the cheap. Now the door is closing.
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One of these master limited partnerships has seen 300% growth in the past 10 years.
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Waiting for a dip amid this relentless merger wave is like waiting for the Pacific to run dry.
Analysts have been calling for a surge in M&A for years now due to cheap financing rates.
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