Many types of business transactions require a certain amount of capital. Some require large amounts of funds in order to complete. A business merger between large financial corporations is definitely one of these cases in which a large investment of capital will be necessary. This is part of the reason why National Penn Bancshares, which has one location in Maryland, has initiated a $100 million public offering.
Business formation between Hillshire Farms and Tyson Foods is almost complete, contingent on the approval of the U.S. Department of Justice. This merger is a huge business formation between the two food giants and the Department of Justice is involved because of anti-trust issues. In order to complete the purchase of Hillshire Farms, Tyson must meet the requirements of the officials, which includes divesting a certain animal purchasing business.