megamerger

noun

mega·​merg·​er ˈme-gə-ˌmər-jər How to pronounce megamerger (audio)
: a merger of megacorporations

Examples of megamerger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jason Kilar, then the chief executive of WarnerMedia, flew in for an emergency meeting at the network’s Washington bureau, but declined to expand on what led to Mr. Zucker’s departure, leaving unresolved questions ahead of a corporate megamerger. Gregory Schmidt, New York Times, 7 June 2023 The 2022 megamerger of Beaumont and Spectrum to form the new Corewell Health created Michigan's largest health system with 22 hospitals and more than 60,000 employees. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2023 In mid-May, Discovery and AT&T unveiled the megamerger to create what will be known as Warner Bros. Discovery, with Zaslav set to lead the combined company as CEO. Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Feb. 2022 Even so, the blockbuster acquisition, which has become a test of whether regulators around the world will approve a tech megamerger amid concerns about the industry’s power, still faces an uphill climb. Adam Satariano, New York Times, 15 May 2023 After closing a deal valued at $750 million to acquire its rival ICM Partners last June, the pieces of Creative Artists Agency’s megamerger are shaking out for Hollywood’s representation landscape. Erik Hayden, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Mar. 2023 In a year of megamerger transition, Warners had fewer theatrical releases domestically, six, compared to 17 in 2021, but saw stronger box office for those titles. Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter, 17 Mar. 2023 The company in early 2020 brought back Mr. Breen, the chief architect of the megamerger and spinoff, as its chief executive. Will Feuer, WSJ, 2 Nov. 2022 In January, the former Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health systems combined in a megamerger to form the new Corewell Health, the state's largest health system with 22 hospitals and more than 60,000 employees. Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press, 8 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1980, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megamerger was in 1980

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“Megamerger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megamerger. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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