What’s behind corporate America’s merger mania?

Steven Davidoff Solomon interviewed by Marketplace, Oct. 13, 2015

“Essentially, we’re getting bigger and bigger companies that need global proportions to survive and prosper,” said Steven Davidoff Solomon. …. “In a number of markets, you’re going from four players to three, possibly three players to two. And companies are trying to get dominant positions in the market before they themselves are acquired.”