M&A

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    When mergers go bad, there's often a break-up fee involved of as high as 3-5% of ...
  2. 4 Cases When Companies May Deserve a Higher P/E ...

    Find out why the price-to-earnings ratio is high for some companies. Learn about ...
  3. Gilead Stock: Capital Structure Analysis (GILD)

    Analyze the capital structure of Gilead Sciences to understand the impacts of debt ...
  4. Comcast Acquires Dreamworks Animation for $3.8B ...

    A quick look at what Comcast owns!
  5. Mergers & Acquisitions Report: 2 Trends in the ...

    Learn what attracts buyers and sellers into today's M&A market, as well as what trends ...
  6. Singer Gets Better End of AGN-PFE Deal Implosion

    Paul Singer increased his stake in Allergen by 204.75% in the fourth quarter. How ...
  1. AT&T Is Interested in Buying Yahoo! (T, YHOO)

    AT&T can potentially foil attempts made by rival Verizon, which has been considered ...
  2. Monsanto Stock Rises After Rejecting Bayer Offer ...

    Monsanto, for now, believes it is better left alone to operate as a standalone entity.
  3. Ares Capital (ARCC) to Buy Rival for $3.4 bln ...

    Private equity firm Ares Capital inks deal to acquire smaller rival American Capital ...
  4. Pfizer Buys Anacor Pharmaceuticals For $5.2B ...

    Pfizer, which last month ended its bid for Allergan, is looking to capitalize on ...
  5. Warren Buffett Is Not Buying Yahoo (YHOO, VZ)

    Buffett is willing to bankroll billionaire Dan Gilbert's bid, not becoming a bidder ...
  6. Monsanto Stock Rises on Bayer Merger Talks (MON, ...

    Consolidation is now seemingly the new growth strategy within the agriculture sector.
  1. The Basics Of Mergers And Acquisitions

    Learn what corporate restructuring is, why companies do it and why it sometimes doesn't ...
  1. How long does it take to execute an M&A deal?

    Read about the mergers and acquisitions process, and find out why the average M&A deal can take half a year to three years ...
  2. What are some common accretive transactions?

    Find out about accretive transactions and how analysts determine whether or not an acquisition is accretive or dilutive by ...
  3. What are some ways to make a distribution channel more efficient?

    Understand what a distribution channel is and how companies use them to move product. Learn how to make a distribution channel ...
  4. How is a tender offer used by an individual, group or company seeking to purchase ...

    Learn how tender offers are used in takeover attempts, and understand the difference between a hostile takeover and a friendly ...
  1. Biggest Acquisition Failures Of All Time

    Some acquisitions just aren't meant to be. Here are a select few acquisitions that ...
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