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CNBC Explains Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Equity Acquisitions: CNBC Explains
    By: CNBC Explains
    Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:35 AM ET
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    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

  • Leveraged Buyouts (LBOs): CNBC Explains
    By: CNBC Explains
    Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:30 AM ET
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    Mutual funds make up a large portion of America’s retirement funds and investments. Understanding how these funds operate should be a big part of anyone’s financial knowledge. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains.

  • Merger Arbitrage: CNBC Explains
    By: CNBC Explains
    Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:50 AM ET
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    For various reasons, during an acquisition financed by stock, shares of the two companies involved may not trade at the correct ratios, opening an arbitrage opportunity. How does simple merger arbitrage work and how can you take advantage of it? Salman Khan of the Khan Academy runs through a hypothetical example.

  • Stock Dilution: CNBC Explains
    By: CNBC Explains
    Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
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    When stocks are used in transactions or to finance operations, investors in a stock may be worried about stock dilution. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explores the topic using a simplified example.

  • Stock Price Behavior After an Acquisition: CNBC Explains
    By: CNBC Explains
    Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 8:37 AM ET
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    When one business acquires another, there are several ways of financing the deal, including the use of the acquiring company’s shares to cover the cost of the transaction. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy discusses in a hypothetical example.

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