Financial mergers and corporate takeovers are an everyday thing in the corporate world. However there are some that grab a lot of attention. The attention may come from the sheer volume of money involved or a strategic merger between two dependant industries to create one. Companies have ambitious expansion plans as more and more industries come together on a similar platform. In some cases however a merger or a takeover can simply be bailout for the previous owners in case the company suffers a lot of loss or is even about to go bankrupt. We will attempt to look at the top 10 financial mergers.