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By The Associated Press

Abbvie Inc.'s deal to combine with Shire PLC would be the largest made so far this year, excluding assumed debt. Here are the top five:

Acquirer Target Value (in billions)
AbbVie Inc. Shire PLC $54.68
AT&T Inc. DirecTV Group $48.48
Comcast Corp. Time Warner Cable Inc. $45.25
Medtronic Inc. Covidien PLC $42.99
Actavis PLC Forest Laboratories Inc. $28.41

Source: Dealogic data.

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