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Integra Integrates Another Company
By Stephen D. Simpson, CFA
September 12, 2005

The general rule for investors, and one that history bears out, is that you're supposed to avoid so-called serial acquirers. Growth from acquisitions can be volatile, and more than one would-be "roll-up" concept has gone down in flames when the pool of appealing targets dried up or the acquired pieces never quite fit together...
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