Taking the Under

MacFadyen, Ken
April 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;4/19/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 16, p5
The article reports on the improving performance of the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 in the U.S. in 2010, in which upbeat employment data offered a sign to investors that the worst times may be over. It says that the bullishness for stocks does not automatically preclude bargain hunting activity from acquirers because of the rising share prices. According to the author, the takeunder strategy is not new despite its rarity. Information on the takeunders from the past and the problem facing Palm are also discussed.


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