On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130 billion in cash, stock and other considerations to acquire Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in the Verizon Wireless business. The deal, if finalized, will be the second largest acquisition on record.

On Monday, Verizon Communications Inc. agreed to pay $130 billion in cash, stock and other considerations to acquire Vodafone Group's 45 percent stake in the Verizon Wireless business. The deal, if finalized, will be the second largest acquisition on record.

According to research firm Dealogic, here are the other top 10 merger and acquisition deals on record. Dates reflect when the deals were announced, not when they closed.

Vodafone AirTouch PLC acquisition of Mannesmann AG, $172 billion ($171.8 billion excluding debt), Nov. 14, 1999.

America Online Inc. acquisition of Time Warner Inc., $112.1 billion ($94.3 billion excluding debt), Jan. 10, 2000

Pfizer Inc. acquisition of Warner-Lambert Co. (second bid), $111.8 billion ($110.4 billion excluding debt), Nov. 4, 1999

Spin-off of Philip Morris International Inc., $111.3 billion ($106.6 billion excluding debt), Jan. 30, 2008

AT&T Inc. acquisition of BellSouth Corp., $101.9 billion ($85.2 billion excluding debt), March 6, 2006

RBS, Banco Santander Central Hispano, Fortis Bank, acquisition of ABN Amro Holding NV (second bid), $95.6 billion (no debt), April 25, 2007

Exxon Corp. acquisition of Mobil Corp., $85.6 billion ($81.7 billion excluding debt), Dec. 1, 1998.

Glaxo Wellcome PLC acquisition of SmithKline Beecham PLC, $79.6 billion ($77.2 billion excluding debt), Jan. 17, 2000

SBC Communications acquisition of Ameritech Corp., $76.2 billion ($73.2 billion excluding debt), May 11, 1998

Bell Atlantic Corp. acquisition of GTE Corp., $74.6 billion ($60.5 billion excluding debt), July 28, 1998