The Sherman Corporation, Boston engineers, financiers, is making a study of U. S. mergers of the past few years and is hard put keeping track of the multitude of new ones always forming. The years 1927 and 1928 will probably go into financial history as the real beginning of the vast industrial-financial drift now going on.
Herewith are recent significant mergers:
Drugs. Bristol-Myers Co. (Sal Hepatica, Ipana tooth paste, Gastrogen) of New York is negotiating to buy Frederick F. Ingram Co. (shaving cream).
Gasoline Pumps. Bennett Pumps Corp. of Muskegon, Mich., joined with Service...