Although the two office-supplies companies could realize meaningful cost synergies, the combined firm would still face enormous competitive pressures, says Morningstar's Liang Feng.
The Brazilian banking oligopoly gives IPO Santander Brasil impressive pricing power, but risks of government intervention remain.
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The good news for the merger and acquisitions market in 2012? Corporate profit margins have soared.
T. Rowe Price Group Inc., the asset manager that has posted a profit every quarter since going public in 1986, said fourth-quarter earnings rose 23 percent as stock markets gained boosted assets and the fees they generate.
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