Merger Monday

Merger Monday

A Monday on which several mergers and acquisitions are announced. Merger Mondays happen when the details of the mergers are finalized over the weekend and announced on Monday.
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Merger Monday is a $36M windfall for largest call holder.
(http://www.reuters.com/article/us-solarcity-m-a-tesla-idUSKCN10C26O) confirmed their merger Monday after the latter agreed to the electric car maker's $2.6 billion offer - about half of the solar panel installer's value last year. 
South Korea's top messaging service provider, Kakao Corp ., and its second largest Internet portal, Daum, announced a merger Monday to create one of the country's largest IT companies worth around $3 billion.
Athol-Clinton shareholders voted unanimously, 58-0, in favor of the merger Monday, said Steven Duvarney, chairman of the board at Athol-Clinton.
"There have been a few stories on the internet about possible mergers, but I read about the Orange merger Monday night on the internet," he said.
"Markets have rallied in recent weeks after Halloween's Merger Monday, but this index completed before then clearly demonstrates that active investors' confidence was knocked by the stock market's tough ride during October.
At the end of October so-called Merger Monday saw mobile phone operator O2 receive a takeover offer from Spain's Telefonica, while drinks giant Allied Domecq and logistics firm Exel also agreed multi-billion pound deals earlier this year.
THE feelgood factor from 'merger Monday' kept the FTSE 100 bubbling yesterday leaving it nearly 30 points up on the day.
Media merger Monday strikes again, surprising most everyone in the industry.