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.