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Success all around at SuccessFactors…
December 5, 2011—We’ll keep this short and sweet: On August 12, we sent footnotedPro subscribers a two-page report [PDF, subscribers only] with the headline, “Is SuccessFactors contemplating a deal?” The stock was trading just over $25 a share. Over the weekend, SuccessFactors (SFSF) and SAP (SAP) announced that SAP would acquire the smaller company for $40 a […]

Red flags in October for AMR bankruptcy…
November 29, 2011—This morning’s bankruptcy filing from AMR (AMR) isn’t a huge surprise: As we noted in a footnotedPro report on the company last month, rumors have been swirling for some time. But the news gives us an opportunity to talk about what we said in our Oct. 21 report (PDF, subscribers only) — and we’ll take […]

And then there were seven
April 26, 2011—Back on Jan. 14, we sent FootnotedPro subscribers a list with our Top 10 M&A picks for 2011. Earlier today, the news crossed our inboxes that yet another company on that list — Lawson Software (LWSN) was in fact being acquired in a $2 billion deal. While a deal for Lawson had been expected for […]

Will Lawson Software give us a triple?
March 14, 2011—For this morning’s main post, on tool-making giant Stanley Black & Decker (SWK), please see the next item. As regular readers know, two of the companies we named to our Top 10 list of M&A targets for 2011 have already announced deals. Now it looks like a third may follow suit: Lawson Software (LWSN), which […]

And then there were eight…
February 7, 2011—We’ve got a post this morning on stock compensation at Krispy Kreme for you (below), but first this: Another of the companies on our list of top targets for M&A activity in 2011 is being acquired. Pride International (PDE) said this morning that it plans to be acquired by Ensco PLC (ESV) in a cash-and-stock […]