Tag Archives: M&A

Can the Treasury Act Alone in the Face of Inversions?

The Obama Administration has come out hard against the trendy practice of corporations repatriating to foreign countries in order to reduce their tax bill. Such strategies have been accomplished largely through mergers and acquisitions, whereby American businesses acquire or merge with foreign businesses, and the resulting entity is a foreign company. By ceding its United

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M&A Activity Continues to Pick Up

As credit loosens slowly in the country’s and the globe’s slow march back from the depths of the financial and economic recession, there continues to be a reported increase in mergers and acquisitions activity. Such activity has occurred across the economy in various sectors, although telecommunications and pharmaceuticals have tended to really dominate the headlines.

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Due Diligence in a Merger or Acquisition

This week has started with some interesting news in the world of mergers and acquisitions. On Sunday, the San Francisco Chronicle reported that Apple’s man in charge of mergers and acquisitions met last year with Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla. The meeting has spurred speculation that the technology behemoth based in California is interested in

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Mergers and Acquisitions: Structure of a Deal

On Wednesday, St. Louis-based Anheuser- Busch InBev, maker of Budweiser and Bud Light, announced it is buying New York craft brewery Blue Point Brewing Company. The purchase price and details of the deal have not yet been made public. In recent years, craft beers have become increasingly popular in the United States, with nearly $12

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