buyout

How a poison pill works

Mar 23, 2015
Want to deter a company from buying you out? Use a poison pill!
Posted In: whiteboard, poison pill, merger, acquisition, takeover, hostile takeover, M&A, proxy fight, tender offer, buyout, accounting, business, investment banking
Dogs behind the window at a PetSmart Inc. store in New York.

Private equity's PetSmart maneuver

Dec 15, 2014
PetSmart, with its brick-and-mortar allure, sells for $8.7 billion.
Posted In: petsmart, buyout, BC partners, acquisition
CNN

4 questions to ask if you're offered a late-career buyout

Aug 26, 2014
Congratulations, you're being offered a buyout. Is that... good?
Posted In: cnn, buyout, Retirement

Dollar Tree buys Family Dollar (yes, for more than $1)

Jul 28, 2014
The deal promises big cost-savings for both underperforming businesses.
Posted In: mergers, buyout, dollar store

SodaStream's Pepsi rumors fizzle and pop

Jun 6, 2013
The rumor bubbles on a Sodastream sale are going flat.
Posted In: soda, Pepsi, SodaStream, stock market, buyout

Private equity firms: Job creators or job destroyers?

Jul 16, 2012
We'll likely hear more this week about when, exactly, Mitt Romney left his top job at Bain Capital. But here's the question that will persist: Job creator, or job destroyer? And that question's bigger than Bain, bigger than Romney -- bigger than any one election.
Posted In: Bain Capital, private equity, buyout