A Wild Retail Ride in M&A

O'Leary, Christopher
March 2004
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/22/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 12, p11
Trade Publication
Reports that a few banks that have lingered in the second tier of retail merger and acquisition (M&A) activity have zipped to the head of the class as of March 2004 due to signs pointing to a boom in retail sector M&A in 2004. Expectations that the M&A boom will come from retailers taking advantage of a stronger equity market to repurchase large chunks of their common shares; Growth targets and strategies.


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