BUSINESS
02/23/2013 01:30 pm ET

9 Mergers That Epically Failed

If failed corporate mergers teach us anything about business, it's that bigger is not always better.

Yep, with a 70 to 90 percent chance of dying, mergers are more likely to fail than marriages. But such daunting prospects fail to deter big corporations like American Airlines and Office Depot from attempting to defy the odds.

Check out our list of mergers that were epic failures:

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