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M&A (Mergers and acquisitions): not for the average company

The Antidote

ISSN: 1363-8483

Article publication date: 1 May 1998

Abstract

Declares an acquisition is successful if the returns to shareholders increase following acquisition, allowing for the acquisition premium paid. Gives the findings as: value loss; impact of the premium; strategic relatedness; the payment method; method of acquisitions; and relative size. Looks, also, at key implications and post‐deal integration.

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Gould, B. (1998), "M&A (Mergers and acquisitions): not for the average company", The Antidote, Vol. 3 No. 3, pp. 8-9. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000006465

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