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4 Ways Real Estate Factors Into Retail M&A

As ecommerce platforms cut into margins, investors in brick-and-mortar retailers have turned their attention with increased scrutiny to property portfolios and the value stored therein. For example, Macy’s activist investor Starboard Value recently priced the iconic department store’s real estate […]

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4 Ways Real Estate Factors Into Retail M&A

As ecommerce platforms cut into margins, investors in brick-and-mortar retailers have turned their attention with increased scrutiny to property portfolios and the value stored therein. For example, Macy’s activist investor Starboard Value recently priced the iconic department store’s real estate […]

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Warren Buffett – An Owner’s Manual

Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip Image source: Pixabay ShareTweetPostFlip One of our favorite investors here at The Acquirer’s Multiple is Warren […]

Don’t Fear The Euro

Don’t Fear The Euro

PARIS, France: There are stupid mistakes in the world. And then there’s the euro… Listen to the voices in Europe and across the American intelligentsia, and it would seem the euro is an unmitigated disaster … a currency without a […]

When Nazis Were Nazis

When Nazis Were Nazis

Here at the start of the Trump Era, in the wake of the Women’s March on Washington, and just before the start of Hulu’s television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, I frequently see and hear the terms misogyny, fascism, […]

Groupon Paid Nothing To Acquire LivingSocial

Groupon Paid Nothing To Acquire LivingSocial

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) didn’t announce any financial details when it acquired onetime rival LivingSocial back in October, other than to classify the purchase as “not material” to 3Q earnings. Groupon’s 4Q earnings report, however, has revealed that “no consideration was […]

Fourth Quarter Earnings Average, At Best

Fourth Quarter Earnings Average, At Best

Plus, Despite Typically Downbeat Guidance, FY17 Earnings Growth Is Stable One might assume it was an exceptional fourth-quarter reporting period given the 4.9% advance the S&P 500 index recorded year-to-date. However, we would describe the fourth quarter earnings season only […]