M&A Analysis: April Showers Big Name Acquisitions
M&A deals rained down in April with the highest number of acquisitions of the year to date. The month saw 14 M&A deals, up by four from March's total, but still down from the 16 deals recorded in April 2016.
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BD, CR Bard Merger To Create Vascular Access Device Giant
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