4 in 10 Spinoffs Predicted to See M&A – Global Specialist ‘The Edge Group’ Predicts Takeovers Alent and Baxalta

4 in 10 Spinoffs Predicted to See M&A – Global Specialist ‘The Edge Group’ Predicts Takeovers Alent and Baxalta New York, MarketWatch: Each sector from a new study reveals opportunities for event-driven investors. Over the past two decades, 4 out of 10 Healthcare Spinoffs were taken over within two years of separating from their ‘larger’ ex-parent company according to The Edge Group, a specialist advisor of intelligence to its client base of activist and global value funds, predicting what international Spinoffs and fundamental misunderstood companies can be evidently taken over or restructured next. Today, with Shire Plc. bidding a +36% premium or $45 a share for Baxalta...

Intel’s Altera Buy Foreshadows Future Of Tech, Activism – The Edge Sees Dominance

Intel’s Altera Buy Foreshadows Future Of Tech, Activism – The Edge Sees Dominance By Benjamin Horney, Staff Writer, Law360: When Altera Corp. agreed to be acquired by Intel Corp. for $54 per share on Monday, it marked a massive melding of two industry leaders in a sector poised to see continued consolidation, in addition to being a boon for activist investors seeking to show they can effect change even without engaging in a true proxy fight. The deal — which actually marks the second big-money deal involving chipmakers in the past week after Avago Technologies Ltd. last Thursday agreed to buy rival Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion — gives the...