Krypton, Helix of Giraffe? It’s all in the code name
M&A reporter Quentin Webb has just taken a look at 2010′s crop of M&A code names, the latest in a long cloak-and-dagger tradition that dates back at least to the “Barbarians at the Gate” era of the 1980s buyout barons. Click here for the full article – just who was Mercury, Giraffe or Krypton, and why don’t Russian composers make the cut?
A post on code names from DealBook, back at the height of the merger boom, complete with code names for takeovers involving Morgan Stanley and others.