Toymaker Hasbro Inc has made a takeover approach for rival Mattel Inc, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. It blamed some of the decline on the recent bankruptcy filing of retailer Toys R Us Inc.
One analyst in the toy industry said that both companies would enjoy benefits from merging, but stockholders at Mattel may oppose such a deal that valued their company on a recently depressed share price. Hasbro has My Little Pony and Monopoly. Conversely, Hasbro shares have increased 8 percent bringing its market value to an impressive $11.4 billion.
A similar rumor that Hasbro and Mattel were holding merger talks appeared in media reports in early 2016, and such speculation repeatedly has surfaced and then faded in the two decades since Hasbro resisted a formal $5.2-billion purchase bid from Mattel.
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