Traders are betting the hottest bidding war of 2014 isn’t over, even after Amcol International Corp. lured its sixth increased offer in three weeks.
John Malone is getting used to losing.
Smith & Nephew Plc’s bid for ArthroCare Corp., at the lowest premium for a medical- instruments company since the 1990s, is giving Stryker Corp. or Johnson & Johnson a shot at a rival offer.
Traders aren’t buying what Men’s Wearhouse Inc. is selling.
Elliott Management Corp. may have better luck sparking a bidding contest for Riverbed Technology Inc. than it did for Compuware Corp. a year ago.
Traders are betting that Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc.’s shunned $2.3 billion takeover attempt of larger competitor Men’s Wearhouse Inc. may be just the first step in tailoring the perfect fit.
For investors in Dole Food Co., it’s here we go again.
Talbots Inc., which posted the worst returns of any U.S. retailer in the past decade, is now offering some of the biggest potential gains for traders willing to bet a deal with Sycamore Partners LP will finally close.
Elan Corp. shareholders risk losing $2 billion by listening to the company’s board and rejecting Royalty Pharma’s takeover bid.
Charlie Ergen is becoming the financial savior that Clearwire Corp. shareholders never expected. And he doesn’t even have to open his wallet.
"It's trading here on the expectation that Jos. A. Bank will come back with a higher offer."
- Keith Moore on Oct 11, 2013