Special Report

The Largest Mergers of the Last 20 Years

90. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. and Phelps Dodge Corp.
> Total transaction value: $22.9 billion
> Transaction announced: 2016

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89. Liberty Global, Inc. and Virgin Media, Inc.
> Total transaction value: $23.1 billion
> Transaction announced: 2013

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88. Sanofi-Aventis SA and Genzyme Corp.
> Total transaction value: $23.5 billion
> Transaction announced: 2010

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87. CVS Corp. and Caremark Rx, Inc.
> Total transaction value: $23.8 billion
> Transaction announced: 2006

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86. Wachovia Corp. and Golden West Financial Corp.
> Total transaction value: $23.9 billion
> Transaction announced: 2006

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85. CenturyLink, Inc. and Qwest Communications International, Inc.
> Total transaction value: $23.9 billion
> Transaction announced: 2010

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84. Microsoft Corp. and LinkedIn Corp.
> Total transaction value: $24.5 billion
> Transaction announced: 2016

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83. Phillips Petroleum Co. and Conoco, Inc.
> Total transaction value: $24.6 billion
> Transaction announced: 2001

82. Becton, Dickinson & Co. and C. R. Bard, Inc.
> Total transaction value: $24.9 billion
> Transaction announced: 2017

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81. Transocean, Inc. and GlobalSantaFe Corp.
> Total transaction value: $25.0 billion
> Transaction announced: 2007

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