Module 2

M&A: The Good and the Bad

Chapters

2.1. Why do companies opt for a Merger?

In simple terms, a merger happens when two existing companies voluntarily come together to form a single entity...

2.2. Issues related to Merger

The relative success or failure of a merger depends on the criteria used to evaluate success .........

2.3. Why do companies opt for an Acquisition?

In an acquisition, a company buys more than 50% of or all of another company's ownership.......

2.4. Issues related to Acquisitions

When a company chooses the path of acquisition, the idea is to increase their revenues by acquiring a functioning company that ....

2.5. How does a company choose between merger and acquisition?

Mergers and acquisitions both involve the combination of existing companies into a new larger entity. In the case of a merger.....

2.6. Key takeaways from this chapter

1. For businesses, merger is an attractive option because it enables them to reduce the cost of operation......