For companies with excess cash contemplating a substantial issuer bid, a recent report by Jeff Evans, a quantitative analyst with CIBC World Markets, may prove interesting.Evans has looked at 10 years of data on normal course issuer bids and substantial issuer bids. There are way more of the former (about 280 a year) and way more of the latter (about 7.7 per year) which can be done in two ways: a fixed price tender or a so called Dutch auction where a range of prices is offered up, shareholders submit their requests with all shareholders receiving the market clearing price.Of the two forms of substantial issuer bids, Dutch auctions are the most popular with two thirds of all large scale buy backs done that way. Evans looked at 41 Dutch auctions conducted since 2003.

Ms. Douglas’ endorsement stock soared higher than one of her vaults on Thursday night, when she added an all around gymnastic gold medal to the team gold she won earlier in the week. Kellogg Co., an official sponsor of USA Gymnastics, announced a deal hours later, on Friday morning, that will put her on special edition Corn Flakes boxes in the fall..

Picture is worth a thousand words, sports industry expert Patrick Rishe wrote in Forbes. If that picture happens to be a Tiger Woods mugshot post DUI arrest, it will almost assuredly cost Tiger Woods millions in current and future endorsement earnings. Added that at least three of the companies still associated with the tattered Tiger will probably drop him like a one foot putt..

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