One aspect of M&A that doesn’t get a lot of discussion is the need for secrecy. A big part of that secrecy is the hidden world of project names.
In a recent report, United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UALC) finally admitted a number of mistakes in the incident when a passenger, David Dao, was violently dragged off a flight before takeoff. In the report United said it allowed internal policies to district from the need to treat passengers with dignity and respect.
You may have noticed that not much has been said about potential telecom-based M&A deals lately. That’s because the FCC had a ban on merger talks during the so-called quiet period while the agency’s spectrum auction took place. The auction is over and the ban has been lifted. Now what?
The headline above may be more hopeful than truthful. Many in the construction space agree that the sector needs to embrace technology much more than it has in the past. The wheels of progress, however, turn slowly.