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Five Signs of a Good Acquisition

Daniel Mueller

Forager Funds

Following Livewire's video insights earlier this week about what to look for in acquisitions, we provide our views as to what makes a good acquisition. While many acquisitions are accompanied by management bravado and a flashy slide presentation, most don't live up to expectations. The motivation for management to make acquisitions is clear. Management bonuses are linked to earnings growth and share price appreciation. What better way to fast track growth than by making an acquisition? However, while management incentives are clear, the likelihood of success is murky. So how do we sort the wheat from the chaff? We examine five signs that lead to a successful acquisition. Read full blogpost (VIEW LINK)


Daniel Mueller
Daniel Mueller
Senior Analyst/Portfolio Manager
Forager Funds

Daniel joined Forager in April 2016 as a senior analyst / portfolio manager for the Australian Fund. He is an avid value investor having previously worked at Investors Mutual and MMC Asset Management. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree...

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