The year got off to a scorching start with the announcement of two mega-deals in less than a week


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AFTER A pandemic lull, $900bn-worth of deals were announced in late 2020. This year got off to a hot start, with mgm Resorts’ $11bn bid for Entain, a British betting-shop operator, and a potential $18bn tie-up of Gojek and Tokopedia, two Indonesian tech darlings.

This article appeared in the Business section of the print edition under the headline “An M&A revival”

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