- planning on merging,
- attempting a hostile takeover
- spinning off a business,
- doing a liquidation,
- planning a share buyback, or
- reorganising into a trust or partnership?
Keep a vigilant eye on the financial press and any and all services that track such corporate events.
- Wall Street Journal
- Major regional newspapers for investment opportunities
- Google: search the words "tender offer" and "mergers"
- Internet paid services e.g., mergerstat.com
- Internet free services e.g., search engines at:
Yahoo! http://finance.yahoo.com/news/category-m-a and http://us.biz.yahoo.com/topic/m-a/. , MSN http://news.moneycentral.msn.com/category/topics.aspx.topic=TOPIC_MERGERS_ACQUISITIONS.