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Top M&A Deals Gone Bad

Last Updated December 7, 2023

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Firmex, a virtual data room provider sent over a nice infographic which lists the top 10 due diligence disasters. We talk about some of these specific deals in our Premium Package financial modeling program. Notice that AOL/Time Warner still has the ignoble distinction of being the worst M&A deal nearly 10 years later – an $111B deal was written down by $99B. Impressive.


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