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Ten Tips for spotting a takeover target

There’s no substitute for keeping your ear to the ground - and your eyes open - when it comes to identifying a takeover candidate before the market does

1st October, 2017

It is about a decade and a half since I got my biggest scoop as a journalist. It was on a day when I, along with many others, was invited to the head office of then fruit distributor Fyffes to hear a presentation by management on their trading results.

There was nothing new or unusual about the invitation – one of the McCann brothers was there to tell the story. If I remember correctly, there...

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