We explore the key attractions behind the latest takeover offers
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 Author: Ian Conway
It seems as though barely a week goes by without at least one UK-listed company being taken over. The fall in the value of the pound is one factor, but buyers are also focusing on unique brands, franchises and physical assets. Last week Entertainment One ( ETO ) received a £3.3bn takeover bid from US toy maker Hasbro. The target has stakes in unique, family-oriented brands such as Peppa...