Select an example of a business combination that has occurred during the past year and was reported in The Wall Street Journal or the business section of a major news outlet. (The company could be selected by the students utilizing a key word search of a business news data base available at the university.) Selection and reporting of combination date:

Then research and report details regarding the business combinations, such as type of combination, type of consideration given by the acquiring entity, number of shares issued (if applicable), ownership percentage acquired, size of company, etc. (Students encouraged to utilize business news data bases, SEC filings, and company web sites to gather this information.)