David Marcus

David Marcus is a senior writer focusing on legal issues raised by corporate transactions. Marcus writes about the structure of merger agreements, Delaware law cases and developments, and cross-border M&A. Marcus has been a reporter at The Deal since its launch in 1999. He has also been the senior writer on Corporate Control Alert -- The Deal’s journal of legal and financial trends in dealmaking --since 1997. He also writes about wine for The Street and works at a wine store in Tribeca.

Recent Articles By The Author

Principles Over Personality

Principles Over Personality

Ray Dalio's new book Principles offers tantalizing glimpses of the hedge fund titan that are drowning in anodyne management prose

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Expands His Baltimore Empire to Whiskey and a Hotel

Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank Expands His Baltimore Empire to Whiskey and a Hotel

The Under Armour CEO now starts to build out a major Baltimore development project with a distillery and opens the Sagamore Pendry hotel.

Maybe Darwin Can Better Explain Markets

Maybe Darwin Can Better Explain Markets

Andrew Lo offers a theory of financial markets based in evolutionary biology in his new book, "Adaptive Markets."

What to See in San Francisco This Fall

What to See in San Francisco This Fall

Edvard Munch, Flower Power and African-American art from the South highlight the season at San Francisco museums.

History May Be Prologue on Snap-Like IPOs

History May Be Prologue on Snap-Like IPOs

In a new paper, Stanford's Andrew Winden suggests that dual-class structures will ride into the sunset, if history is any indication.