Buyouts

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Making the Jump From Employee to Owner
Buying a Business

Making the Jump From Employee to Owner

How do you all of sudden handle the responsibilities of leading after buying the company you work for?
Holly Mason
Suntory Snaps Up Jim Beam for $16 Billion
Growth Strategies

Suntory Snaps Up Jim Beam for $16 Billion

In a unanimous decision by its board of directors, the maker of Maker's Mark, Laphroaig Scotch whisky and Courvoisier is selling to Japanese beverage company Suntory.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Case for an Early Buyout
Finance

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It
Growth Strategies

Men's Wearhouse to Jos A. Bank: We're Suited for Each Other, and Here's $1.5 Billion to Prove It

With its stock at a five-year high, men's apparel retailer Men's Wearhouse has decided to turn the tables on its smaller rival.
Brian Patrick Eha
Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26
Finance

Why Box's Co-founder Turned Down a $550 Million Offer That Would Have Made Him 'Phenomenally Wealthy' At 26

Take all that cash? Nope. Entrepreneur Aaron Levie had bigger plans.
Alyson Shontell
BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart
Technology

BlackBerry Takeover Bid Falls Apart, CEO to Depart

Unable to raise the necessary funds, investment firm Fairfax Financial Holdings will invest only $1 billion as Thorsten Heins leaves the troubled tech company.
Benjamin Kabin
Technology

BlackBerry Says, 'Remain Calm. All is Well.'

In a letter to investors and customers, the fallen smartphone maker channels its inner Chip Diller.
Ray Hennessey
Zipcar Timeline: From Business Idea to IPO to $500 Million Buyout
Starting a Business

Zipcar Timeline: From Business Idea to IPO to $500 Million Buyout

A timeline of the car-sharing service, from inception through public offering to buyout offer.
Brian Patrick Eha