Record Foreign Takeovers Mean New Scrutiny for Davos Dealmakers

Record Foreign Takeovers Mean New Scrutiny for Davos Dealmakers

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Last October, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, concerned about the loss of jobs and influence, scuttled the planned merger of European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. and BAE Systems Plc to create the world’s largest aerospace and defense company.