Hasbro, Mattel Said to Have Held Talks About Possible Merger

  • Toymakers have been in on-and-off-again deal discussions
  • Deal would bring together owners of Barbie, G.I. Joe brands

Why Hasbro and Mattel Are Considering Merging

Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. have held talks about merging two of the world’s biggest toy companies, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would bring together the manufacturer of Hot Wheels with the maker of My Little Pony.

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