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2018 has all the makings of a monster year for dealmakers

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AP Images / Richard Drew 2017 was a bumper year for mergers and acquisitions, but 2018 could be even bigger.
Several factors will continue to drive M&A in 2018, including global economic expansion and the new US tax law, according to a report by Citigroup.
An increase in activist investing could scuttle deals, however.
2017 finished off as a robust year for mergers and acquisitions, with $3.7 trillion in deals - the third-highest annual tally since the financial crisis. Megadeals over $10 billion soared in the second half of the year.
But 2017's impressive run could just be a prelude to an...
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