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Mergers and Acquisitions Archive

Sometimes the fastest way to grow is to acquire a rival, or at least join forces. A timely acquisition can vastly expand a company’s resources and expertise. A buyout can also diversify a company’s business, providing access to a brand-new market.

Plus, when two small companies find themselves vulnerable to a dominant competitor, joining forces ends up leveling the playing field, which helps keep competition booming in the marketplace.

M&A activity can also be very profitable for investors. The stock of a buyout target shoots sky high as investors scoop up shares to take advantage of the offer’s premium. The stories below offer investors the chance to get in on the action.

July 2015

The Winners From the Anthem-Cigna Mega Deal

By - July 28, 2015

As healthcare giants Anthem and Cigna merge, we look at the real winners from this bout of Obamacare-inspired consolidation.

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Vivint Solar Hits Its Apex on SunEdison Deal

By - July 24, 2015

A buyout offer from SunEdison pushed Vivint’s stock to the heavens, an indication the solar industry is still shining brightly.

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Potash Offer for K+S a Sign of Weakness

By - July 14, 2015

Potash Corp.'s offer to buy K+S has some diabolical undertones. It wants to close K+S’ Canadian mine before it even opens.

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