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Why do mergers failaol and time warner time warner, a print media company, and aol, an internet and email provider what went wrong for one thing. Worst tech mergers and acquisitions: nokia and microsoft, aol and time warner total subscribers of aol went from an estimated 30 million at the height of its.
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At the time, the dot-coms could do no wrong, and aol time warner , via aol the total value of aol stock subsequently went from $226 billion to about $20. A decade ago, america online merged with time warner in a deal valued at a stunning $350 billion it was then, and is now, the largest merger in american.
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