Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Activist Investors, Mergers and Acquisitions

    Applebee’s Investor Not Happy With Offer Price To Make IHOPplebees By IHOP

    DealBook reports that Lion Fund chairman and 1.4 percent stake Applebee’s shareholder Sardar Biglari is experiencing some acid reflux regarding IHOP’s proposed acquisition of the chain. While analysts have crowded around the stark ideological differences in business strategies between the two “restaurants” (IHOP owns 26.3% of its locations, whereas Apple is primarily a franchisor, and […]

    / Jul 25, 2007 at 3:20 PM
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Where In The World Is Andrew Ross Sorkin?

    Did anyone else wake up this morning feeling empty, with the sense that something was awry? Did you get a nervous feeling in your stomach that seemed to indicate that if later today, a big merger and/or acquisition were announced, there’d be no one to write about it? That if there were a Tax on […]

    / Jul 11, 2007 at 12:44 PM
  • Mergers and Acquisitions, Microsoft, Yahoo

    Yacrosoft revisited

    Microsoft and Yahoo, seen hanging out at Bungalow 8 several times last year (according to the New York Post), are rumored to be in merger talks once again. Spurred by a love of Latin sounding next-gen technological platforms (Vista for Microsoft, Panama for Yahoo), missed or failed acquisition opportunities (mainly by Yahoo with DoubleClick and […]

    / May 4, 2007 at 8:30 AM

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