M&A Insights from a Start-up Acquired Company Owner

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In a fairly recent article in Forbes, a startup founder highlights some “less obvious things” to know about mergers and acquisitions.  While we may not necessarily agree with these thoughts, we still thought they were interesting.   According to Jason Lemkin,… Read More

How Hulu Buyout Could Affect Netflix Valuation

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According to Seeking Alpha, Netflix’s business model is at risk and investors who purchase the stock at valuation don’t seem to notice.  The online magazine also discusses how the potential acquisition of Hulu by any large media company could severely… Read More

Sacramento Kings Owners Reach Deal to Sell Team

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According to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, the Sacramento Kings owners have struck a tentative deal to sell the team to local investors following the denial by the National Basketball Association to move the team to Seattle.  For months, the owners,… Read More

American Airlines CEO $20 Million Severance Denied by Bankruptcy Court

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Judge Sean Lane of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved the $11 billion merger of US Airways Group and AMR Corporation on March 27, 2013.  The merger will be effective upon confirmation of… Read More

Types of Company Mergers

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Economic conditions and market changes can force companies to merge.  By merging, companies can stay in business and gain market share.  There are five types of business combinations referred to as mergers.  They are:  vertical merger, horizontal merger, product extension… Read More