2011 Mid-Year Mergers & Acquisitions Update [Part1]
Jul06

2011 Mid-Year Mergers & Acquisitions Update [Part1]

Corporate merger & acquisition (M&A) activity has increased in 2011, with increased corporate confidence, low valuations, and the search for growth.

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2011 Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook and 2010 Summary
Jan17

2011 Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook and 2010 Summary

NOTE: A NEWER ARTICLE HAS BEEN PUBLISHED (7/6/2011) •   2011 Mid-Year Mergers & Acquisitions Update and Outlook. In 2010, corporate merger and acquisition (M&A) activity made a huge comeback. Most of the M&A activity involved North American companies, but activity has also increased around the world, and in various market sectors / industries.  Companies have stashed away a record amount of cash, which they have hoarded...

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Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway) Stock Portfolio – Update 2009 Q4

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A / BRK.B) stock updates & stock activity for the fourth quarter of 2009 (Q4 End of 12/31/2009): New Additions: None. . Added to: BDX [Becton Dickson & Co.] – Berkshire added 300,000 shares of the company, increasing its holding to 1,500,000.  Becton, Dickinson & Co (BD) is a medical technology manufacturer of medical supplies, devices, lab equipment, and diagnostic products....

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Warren Buffet (Berkshire Hathaway) Stock Portfolio – Update 2009 Q2

Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A / BRK.B) stock updates for the second quarter of 2009 (End of 6/30/2009): New Additions: BDX [Becton Dickinson & Co.] – 1,200,000 shares were purchased.  New Jersey based Becton, Dickinson & Co (BD) was incorporated in 1906, and is a medical technology manufacturer of medical supplies, devices, lab equipment, and diagnostic products.  The company operates under three...

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Warren Buffet (Berkshire Hathaway) Stock Portfolio – Update 2009 Q1

Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A / BRK.B) stock updates for the first quarter of 2009 (End of 3/31/2009): Added to: BNI [Burlington Northern Santa Fe] – Berkshire again added to the second largest railroad in the US, increasing his holdings to 76,777,029 shares.  Buffett has been buying up the stock and has once mentioned that the fundamentals for railroads has become better.  Both Buffett and his teacher Benjamin...

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