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Market for midsize acquisitions picks up

Firms with cash use crisis to buy rivals, boost product lines

By Robert Weisman
Globe Staff / December 16, 2008

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After slowing substantially in the first half of this year, the market for small and midsize acquisitions is showing signs of life, as companies with cash - or access to cash - take advantage of the downturn to roll up competitors or extend their product lines. (Full article: 829 words)

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