It's Not Too Late To Get In On Financial Merger Mania

It's wedding season for financial-services firms. Barely a day passes without some announcement of a betrothal. There's Bankers Trust buying Alex. Brown, Zurich Insurance Group of Switzerland taking majority control of investment manager Scudder, Stevens & Clark, NationsBank buying San Francisco high-tech investment boutique Montgomery Securities. There have even been rumors of a megaton merger between Citicorp and American Express.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.