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Air Berlin to Merge Leisure Travel Business with Rival TUI

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Air Berlin, Germany’s second largest airline, announced on Wednesday that it will be entering into a deal with German tourism giant TUI, that would see the two companies merge their leisure travel business. The deal is part of an effort at Air Berlin to cut costs after operating with a …

Sources: Reuters, Wall Street Journal

Photo: Anna Zvereva [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Bayer and Monsanto Reach Deal That Could Have Lasting Effects

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Bayer and Monsanto have spent the last several months going back and forth on merger deals, but after throwing in a few billions extra, the German chemical company has successfully reached a deal with the American-based seed giant. What was the magic number? $66 Billion. Valued at $128 a share, …

Sources: Bayer, Washington Post

Photos: Bayer AG, Die Grünen Kärnten [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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MetroPCS Shareholders Approve Deutsche Telekom’s T-Mobile USA Merger Deal

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

To say that Deutsche Telekom has had a rough couple of years trying to figure out what to do with its struggling subsidiary T-Mobile USA would be an understatement.  After numerous a grueling merger attempt with AT&T that failed and rumors of a Sprint takeover, a deal was struck with …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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T-Mobile & MetroPCS Merger Gets Full Regulatory Approval

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

On October 3rd of last year, Deutsche-Telekom announced their plan to have their American subsidiary, and fourth largest American cell carrier, T-Mobile USA merge with the fifth place US cell carrier MetroPCS.  Since the announcement, both companies have had to present their cases to various regulatory committees before anything could …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Deutsche Telekom Approves T-Mobile USA Merger With MetroPCS

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Back in May of this year, it was reported that Deutsche Telekom’s US subsidiary, T-Mobile USA, was in merger talks with MetroPCS.  It came as no surprise that T-Mobile was looking for a lifeline after the failed buyout attempt by AT&T last year, and after many buyout and merger rumors, …

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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