© Reuters.  Analysts dive in on Hasbro-Mattel potential© Reuters. Analysts dive in on Hasbro-Mattel potential

  • BMO Capital says a takeover by Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) of Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) would make a “great deal” of sense and be “highly accretive” for the company over the long haul.
  • The investment firm even thinks deal for Mattel in the mid-$40s would create massive synergies.
  • Jefferies observes that the deal could add to Hasbro’s bottom line in the dolls category after Barbie and Disney Princesses combine forces.
  • SunTrust thinks the deal could pass regulatory and financing hurdles.
  • MAT +21.89% premarket to $17.83. HAS +3.28% to $94.45.
  • Sources: CNBC and Bloomberg
  • Now read: We Weren’t Playing Around With Mattel (Or Mosaic)

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