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Yahoo! : When the pretty wedding dress reveals an ugly bride …

What kind of due diligence is this? Thinking of how much scrutiny and effort goes into conducting pre-acquisition due diligence on medium-size deals, it is quite staggering that the hacking of some 500 million Yahoo accounts could have remained a tightly kept secret for two years and be purposefully concealed until the ink had almost […]

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Aspirin inventor gives its shareholders a real head-ache

Bayer Monsanto – logical but somewhat scary Only months after Monsanto aborted its attempt to capture Syngenta, it now finds itself the target of Bayer’s latest voracious expansion plan. The USD 62 billion offered by Bayer are apparently not enough to convince Monsanto’s leaders, in spite of providing a premium of more than 20% over […]

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