Mergers & 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.
By Louis Basenese - Apr 11th, 2013
With M&A activity picking up, you’re likely on the hunt for the next big takeover target. Here are some words of wisdom. More »
By Louis Basenese - Mar 14th, 2013
This opportunity to earn a 5% spread just turned into a quick 15% windfall. Here’s how… More »
By Louis Basenese - Feb 12th, 2013
This simple, safe and proven strategy produces excellent income time after time. And this stock just fell right into our yield sweet spot... More »
By Jason Simpkins - Oct 3rd, 2012
The natural gas rebound will usher in a flurry of M&A activity that will mean big profits for small or distressed companies. Investors need to be ready. More »
By Louis Basenese - Aug 21st, 2012
When it comes to predicting the next takeover, analysts don’t have our best interests in mind. Here’s why… More »