Had the Pfizer-Allergan merger gone ahead, the $160bn tie-up would
have been among the most expensive M&A deals in history.
With other blockbuster mergers currently underway, from AB InBev
swooping on SABMiller and Dell taking over EMC – a $67bn deal to
create the world’s biggest privately held technology company – we
look at the all-time list of the biggest corporate deals.
The value of each deal is based on the price agreed at the time in
US dollars, not adjusted for inflation.