Wednesday, May 7, 2008

checklist for a good takeover candidate

  • Book to Market Value is High i.e. AirTran
  • Synergy if merged. i.e. ATI and AMD
  • Large shareholders that are looking to sell. i.e. newspaper companies
  • Failed take over bid i.e. yahoo.
  • Industry consolidation. i.e. banks.
  • Good brand and business, but bad management and results. i.e. F

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