Reasons for Mergers and Acquisitions?

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Reasons for Mergers and Acquisitions?
Pankaj Patel, student, United Kingdom, Member
Please help me understand why any company would want to merge with some another company. What are the typical main reasons behind mergers and acquisitions?...Sign up

Reasons Behind Mergers & Acquisitions
Vishal Acharya, Consultant, India, Member
There are many different reasons for M&A:
1. Increasing market power
2. Removing entry barriers
3. Acquiring competence or know-how.

More Reasons Behind Mergers or Acquisitions
jennfergrey, United Kingdom, Member
I want to add a few more points:
  • Synergy: The idea that by sharing resources or cost...Sign up


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