Investopedia: National Oilwell Varco Goes Back To The M&A Well In A Big Way
Energy service equipment giant National Oilwell Varco (NYSE:NOV)
has never exactly been shy about doing deals, with six deals in the
second quarter of 2012 alone, and the company announced another large
plunge the morning of August 9. National Oilwell announced a friendly
all-cash deal to acquire smaller equipment maker Robbins & Myers (NYSE:RBN) for $2.5 billion.