DEALTALK-Minority investments rise amid credit crunch


(For more Reuters DEALTALKS, click [DEALTALK/] By Jessica Hall PHILADELPHIA, April 30 (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's investment in Wm Wrigley Jr Co and Kirk Kerkorian's purchase of Ford Motor Co stock this week brought big names to the growing trend of buying small stakes. As tightening credit markets have made it more difficult and costly to raise funds for large acquisitions, investors have opted to buy smaller stakes in companies rather than pursuing full takeovers. April marked the ...

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