Simon Property Group Proposes To Acquire Macerich: What it Means For Mutual Fund Investors (SPG, MAC)
Shauna O'Brien Mar 09, 2015
Inside the Deal
According to reports, Macerich has been talking with its advisers about a potential takeover defense.
The World’s Largest REIT May Be Getting Bigger
Mutual Fund investors seeking exposure to these companies, as well as the REIT industry as a whole may consider the Vanguard REIT Index (VGSIX). This REIT holds a significant stake in each company.
Mutual Funds to Watch
Simon Property Group
|VGSIX||Vanguard REIT Index||7.49%|
|VTSMX||Vanguard Total Stock Market Index||1.72%|
|VFINX||Vanguard 500 Index||1.09%|
|VGSIX||Vanguard REIT Index||6.74%|
|VMCIX||Vanguard Mid Cap||1.62%|
|VTSMX||Vanguard Total Stock Market Index||1.53%|
The Bottom Line
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