Belgium-based InBev NV acquires U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc. and Delta Air Lines and Northwest Airlines merge. When announced, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) always grab headlines. The news causes a variety of initial thoughts and reactions-excitement about the opportunities, concerns about job loss, questions about service changes, etc.

The insurance industry has seen its share of M&A activity over the past few years and experienced the same thoughts and reactions. Some succeed; some fail, and this could depend on how well the merging companies integrate their systems.

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