Reply to post: Has this ever ended well?

HP to Xerox: Nope, your $33.5bn bid falls short of our valuation

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WTF?

Has this ever ended well?

I keep hearing about these debt-funded buy-outs where the minnow tries to swallow the whale, but I've never heard of it being particularly successful. It just seems like a way to get the financiers' hooks back into legacy businesses that really can't remain profitable and service the debt.

Any examples available where the reverse takeover has been a net win and strengthened the resulting entity?

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