For a reported $13.2 billion price tag, Coleman, Crock-Pot, Mr. Coffee and Yankee Candle are now in the same Rubbermaid container with Sharpie, Calphalon and loads of other familiar brand names.
The Department of Justice has blocked the deal since July on grounds that fewer suppliers could send prices skyrocketing, with a decision expected this month or next month.
In supply chain negotiations, there is always middle ground if both sides are trying to find it.
Recovered from its recent financial woes, the Finnish telecoms company aims to become the largest network equipment and service provider, with an eye on cloud services.
In other news, The Philippines returns to the fighter jet game for the first time in a decade, bringing in a pair of FA-50s from South Korea.