Which ASX stocks might be the next takeover targets? Here’s one fundie’s view

Luke Laretive

CEO & Investment Advisor

M&A activity has been hot in 2021 – with US$1.3 trillion in deals completed worldwide in the March quarter and another US$1.5 trillion in the June quarter.

What makes an ASX company a takeover target?

But not all ASX takeover targets are sought for the same reasons.

“If you’re talking about your Spark[s] (ASX:SKI) and Sydney Airport[s] (ASX:SYD), I think that’s almost a subset of M&A going on – you’ve got a lot of money tied up in super funds and super funds have a distinct preference for what we call alternative assets but that’s private assets,” Laretive told Stockhead.

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