Speed: what it takes to make mergers work

Hadjian, Ani Laura
July 2000
Investment Dealers' Digest;07/31/2000, Vol. 66 Issue 31, p11
Trade Publication
Reports that mergers have become easier to pull off, according to a PriceWaterhouseCoopers study. Role of the speed of integration in determining the difference between success and failure; Comparison between deals done in 1997 and 2000; Steps to take within 100 days following the merger announcement.


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