Mergers and Acquisitions
This paper discusses why companies choose mergers and acquisitions as a means of growth.
# 123767 | 1,000 words | 1 source | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (Management) , Business (Finance, Investment and Banking) , Economics (General) , Political Science (Fiscal Policy (economy))
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In this article, the writer examines the phenomenon of mergers and acquisitions. In particular, the writer examines why companies choose to grow by merger or acquisition, and the potential beneficial effects as well as the risks of these methods of growth.
From the Paper:"The term merger refers or relates to the concept of combining two or more companies. In contrast an acquisition involves a takeover in which one company is targeted by another to be purchased. As a result of an increase in competition and in response to increasing threats relating to globalization of the world economy many companies have elected to try to grow by merger and acquisition. The rationale for doing so is fairly straightforward many companies believe that they can remain competitive or can become more ..."
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