Hostile aquisitions and stock prices -- what happens?
May 29, 2007 7:34 PM Subscribe
What tends to happen to a large, international company's stock price post-hostile acquisition in the case of the acquired company?
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken to work & money (14 answers total)
Before the fact, their stock price tends to rise, as the acquisition target pumps up its stock price to make the acquisition more difficult and expensive for the predator.
What about afterwards? Is it possible to generalize?