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What exactly does a non-compete agreement protect?

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Virtually every single privateテつcompany transactionテつincludes a covenant not to compete.テつ Who in their right mind would (more…)

M&A: Up or Down in 2013?

Friday, January 4th, 2013

The fiscal cliff is behind us.テつ Europe may no longer be (more…)

Innovation or Merger and Acquisition?

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

I will take (more…)

Capital Gains Tax: Business Selling Pressure

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

The current capital gains tax rate is 15%.テつ On January 1, 2013 it may go as high as (more…)

Boise Companies on an Acquisition Spree

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

I just read the most recent 3Q earnings announcements for “Boise” companies.ツ The earnings record was mixed, but (more…)

Acquisitions Often Happen When Firms are Vulnerable

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

On July 7 on this blog, I commented upon the fact that Medco was likely to loseツone of its major customers – United Healthcare.ツ Two weeks later it is (more…)

Valuation of BP after the Ecological Disaster

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Not accounting for general stock market or industry movements, this company-specific disaster has cost the company (more…)

Will there be a wave of Mergers & Acquisitions?

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The answer to the question is (more…)