mergers and acquisitions

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Three reasons why a pickup in M&A activity is likely

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After a favorable court ruling, Comcast launched a $65 billion bid for 21st Century Fox, thereby kicking off a bidding war eventually won by...

Hedging your bets in the M&A market

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Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity continues to be robust and is expected to remain elevated, as the year progresses. That being said, not all M&As are alike. As such...

Merging ETFs and Merger Arbitrage

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Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity hit a 17-year high in the first quarter of 2018, according to Mergermarket. In aggregate, there were nearly 3,800 deals—totaling ...

Will M&A Continue to Boost Portfolios in 2018?

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While it’s a fact that global M&A was down slightly from a record year in 2016, it’s hard to find too much fault...

2018 ETF Top Trends and Insights

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International investments, event-driven opportunities, and continued growth in ETF industry assets are all likely to make waves in 2018...

The Shrinking Pool of Equities and What This Means for Investors

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One major side effect of the M&A boom and a multi-year slowdown in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs): fewer public...