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Interpreting Alternative Data in Novel Ways Using AI

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Feb 1, 2019 3:54:41 PM

High Expectations for Biotech M&A in 2019

The Biotech M&A space is having a strong start to 2019 with the buyout of Celgene Corporation (CELG) and Loxo Oncology, Inc (LOXO). It appears that fears of a “biotech bubble” have been assuaged as industry leaders and law firms in the space express confidence for deal making in the sector. The law firm Baker McKenzie reported that they expect a 7% increase in health sector deals compared to the 5% drop in 2018. Investors should pay attention to rumored acquisition targets to capture potential alpha opportunities.

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Sep 28, 2018 6:30:00 PM

Predictive M&A Activity - August 2018

Accurate prediction is at the core of making profitable trading decisions in the mergers and acquisition space. However, seeing into the future is no simple task because there are too many sources from which M&A rumors emanate- there are too many variables to factor in. Without the right knowledge and understanding, it’s impossible to accurately predict which rumors are most likely to impact a stock’s price.

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Aug 17, 2018 8:45:00 PM

Mergers and Acquisitions Growth in July

M&A activity has continued strong into the third quarter.  With no downturn in sight, the question becomes how investors can profit from this robust M&A space. Locating credible information within the mergers and acquisitions space is no easy task. With the right strategy, mergers and acquisitions can be a remunerative space for investors and hedge fund managers. Tracking rumors surrounding companies and being aware of all chatter surrounding a company can help investors locate opportunistic trades, modify positions, and in the case of any short positions, help investors fully understand their risk.

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Jul 26, 2018 8:50:00 PM

M&A in June 2018 was great

The mergers and acquisitions space is on fire! It has been widely reported by leading publications that a record $2.5 trillion in mergers and acquisitions took place in the first half of 2018, of which American companies made up the largest proportion. This far surpasses the level of M&A activity of the same period last year. If this continues, we could see 2015’s record broken with excess of $5 trillion M&A deals made by the end of the year.

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