Blog: Graeme RobertsPost-merger shake-out

Graeme Roberts | 4 September 2014

With the Fiat-Chrysler merger now appearing to be on the final straight, this Non Sequitur cartoon about the post-merger scenario gave me a coffee break giggle.

Mergers are never a giggle for all, though. A wise old family friend, who'd been through a few, told me at least three decades ago: "After a merger they only need one CEO, CFO, etc," you know.

He was right.

Sectors: Financial

Companies: Fiat, Chrysler


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