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Why predators can be poor investments

Why predators can be poor investments By:Tim Bennett31.10.2017This week, Tim Bennett warns investors not to get carried away by “M&A” hype and looks at why acquisitive CEOs often fail to deliver shareholder value. Why predators can be poor investments Mergers and acquisitions are big business – in 2017 the value of deals done globally has …

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Earnings Manipulation: the warning signs

Earnings Manipulation: the warning signs By: Tim Bennett 20.10.2017The temptation to artificially boost short-term earnings can be too much for some CEOs. Tim Bennett explains what sceptical investors should look for. Earnings manipulation: 3 warning signs The CEO’s of public companies are often obsessed with achieving “earnings beats”, whereby the published profits of their firm beat …

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Why investors must be Scamsmart

Why investors must be Scamsmart By: Tim Bennett 21.09.2017Think it won’t happen to you? Tim Bennett highlights the latest ways investors are being scammed and introduces the FCA scam-awareness campaign. Why investors should be Scam-smart The FCA is launching a new campaign aimed at making investors aware of the risk of being scammed and to highlight …

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