LONDON -- In this Foolish video, Andy Paul and Owain Bennallack take a look at Marks & Spencer (LSE:MKS) following reports of move to take the retailer private by the state-owned Qatar Investment Authority. Andy and Owain examine what a potential takeover could mean for other companies.

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