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Hedge Funds' Short-Term Thinking: Does It Matter for Merger Payments?

In 2010, Roger Carr, then-chairman of British confectionery Cadbury, waged a grueling five-month battle before losing control of the company to Kraft Foods.  “At the end of the day,” he said, “there were simply not enough shareholders prepared to take a long-term view of Cadbury and prepared to forgo short-term gain for longer-term prosperity.” 1,054 more words

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Get set for opera on the Harbour

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Designing Hostile Takeover's Pearl

The final character in Hostile Takeover is Martin Ryker’s assistant, Pearl.

Pearl was an interesting character to develop.  She started off as a joke in the very early stages of our planning on Friday night.  478 more words

Writing

Designing Hostile Takeover's Martin Ryker

During the NGDC, we knew we were making a guy who was a “trader by day, ninja by night.”  But it was up to me to flesh this guy out.  393 more words

Writing

I Survived the 2018 NGDC!

Well, I survived the 2018 Northern Game Design Challenge (NGDC)!

As I mentioned, my team decided we were building a platformer.  We were hoping we’d get something like “cyborg ninja” (which was one of the six possible themes we were able to work with), but the NGDC community voted on “the stock market” for us.  290 more words

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How Do I Know If The Universe Is Trying To Tell Me Something?

I sometimes think I am a ‘Minecraft’ character and there is some teenager in another dimension operating me and controlling my environment for ‘shits and giggles’. 94 more words

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Broadcom Could Raise Its Blockbuster Bid For Qualcomm

Broadcom and Qualcomm battled through press releases on Monday while investors tried to figure whether the two semiconductor giants would actually merge.

Analysts expect Broadcom to raise its $105 billion bid that it made last week after Qualcomm said Monday that it had… 537 more words

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