As a result, the timing, if not the deal itself, may have been thrown off by the market collapse.
But their real fear is that the Asian market collapse will suddenly go global.
But the predictions keep coming, especially from those who know what a market collapse feels like.
And the market collapse may provide the best political environment in years to carry them out.
Some companies did not waste any time protecting themselves after the market collapse.
After the market collapse in October, it lowered its offer to about $66.50 a share, now worth $1.2 billion.
Its share price began at $38, soared to $55 but then crashed to $9 during a market collapse in 1903.
Asian financial crisis, a market collapse which took place in 1997.
The index is down about 60 percent from its peak in late 1989, when the current market collapse began.
In 1987, those assurances were made only after the market collapse began.