M&A Articles

The Hottest Market for M&A in 2018?

When I was growing up, my mom would wake up early to brew a big pot of coffee. She used an old-school, stove-top percolator — one of the big ones that could make about five or six cups of coffee. But here’s the thing: Because she and my dad were…

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Three Ways to Lock in Windfall Profits

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been telling you about a remarkable group of people... People who’ve gone from being dead broke to multi-millionaires... overnight. Today we’re going to reveal their secret—and we’ll show you three tricks you could use to try and accomplish the exact same feat. [readmore]…

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Tags: M&A Start-up Investing

Takeover Alert: The Next Wave of M&A Targets

Takeovers are one of the most surefire ways to earn big profits—fast. However, for most investors, picking the correct takeover targets has historically been a game of luck, not skill. With that being said, some investors know how to consistently identify (and profit from) companies that are ripe for a…

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Tags: M&A Mergers And Acquisitions

Madoff: The True Story

Which Start-up Throws Office Stripper Parties? Are you curious which tech start-up prefers not to hire women, and is trying to throw an office stripper party? Evidently, so are many other people »   Uber Loses $6.5 Million—Every Day According to Bloomberg, Uber lost $1.27 billion in the first half of…

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Meltdown in Greece, Opportunity at Home

In 2014, investors in private technology companies made a bundle: Multi-billion dollar acquisitions of companies like Beats, Nest and WhatsApp netted them more than $100 billion. But 2015 has turned out to be a different story entirely… Instability in China and Greece is causing volatility in the stock market—and this…

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The Only Proven Rule For Profits

Tech investors are minting money right now… Especially the ones who invest in private start-ups: In 2014 alone, acquisitions have netted them more than $100 billion. With tech M&A running at its highest level since 2000, you might think you can blindly bet on any company, at any price, and make money. Think again.…

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Tags: M&A Mergers And Acquisitions Alibaba

New Study: Less Capital, Bigger Returns

For most things in life, more is better. Vacation… Happiness... Square feet. But for others, more can be worse. One surprising example? Money. Hey, quit laughing! I’m serious… In certain cases, it really is better to have less money. One of those cases: start-ups. As we learned last week from a fascinating new study,…

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