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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.

June 2014

Savvy Acquisitions to Propel Growth in These Stocks

By - June 23, 2014

Tech sector buyout activity is heating up – and these two firms’ brilliant acquisitions are set to fuel their stock growth.

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A Billionaire Just Locked on to Barnes & Noble

By - June 5, 2014

David Abrams just bought shares of beleaguered retailer, Barnes & Noble. Why make a bet on BKS now? That’s a good question.

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