Module 1

Introduction to M&A

Chapters

1.1. What is a Merger ?

The combination of one or more corporations, or other business entities into a single business entity; the joining of two or more companies to achieve greater ...

1.2. What is Acquisition?

An acquisition is a corporate action in which a company buys most, if not all, of another firm's ownership stakes to assume control of it.

1.3. Difference between Mergers and Acquisition?

When one company takes over another and clearly establishes itself as the new owner of the company, the purchase is called an acquisition. A merger happens when two firms, often about ...

1.4. Different Types of Mergers

Horizontal mergers happen when a company merges or takes over another company that offers the same or similar product lines and services to the final consumers, which ...

1.5. Different Types of Acquisitions

A business combination can be effected as either an asset acquisition or a stock acquisition.

1.6. Key takeaways from this chapter

Merger is the combination of one or more corporations, or other business entities into a single business entity; the joining of two or more companies to achieve greater...