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Hey Rog,

This one actually passed my screen... a looong time ago:

SS&C was aquired not too long after Tom recommended it in Stock Advisor, and he was sad to see it go:

"Sadly, two of our winners are being acquired in all-cash deals. SS&C Technologies (Nasdaq: SSNC) is scheduled to be taken private by a subsidiary of the Carlyle Group, and Reebok (NYSE: RBK) has agreed to be acquired by former rival adidas. I wish they weren't being acquired as that blocks our chance to exploit the compounding benefits of long-term share ownership. Such is life. Reebok stuck around long enough to beat the market by 46 percentage points; SS&C beat the market by 97 percentage points. We encourage members to continue holding both until the cash deals are completed. You'll get another 2% gain from each until, as I expect, these deals go through. I am particularly disappointed to see SS&C go because I think it will beat the market soundly over the next five to 10 years. The Carlyle Group obviously agrees, and so does SS&C's CEO, who will continue to hold a large stake in the venture after it is sold. (That doesn't seem entirely fair.)"

Didn't realize it was public again.... thanks for the heads up.

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