Sizing up for global gains

Shelton, Ed
June 1999
Marketing Event;Jun99, p28
Deals with the proposed merger between Jaarbeurs Utrecht and the Rai Group, two of Netherland's exhibitions organizers. Implications of mergers and acquisitions; Potential role of the proposed merger in the plans of the two organizers to compete internationally; Criticisms raised by other exhibitors on the proposed merger; Decision of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission on the planned merger; Reason the merger is opposed by authorities.


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