A Synergy Runup?

MacFadyen, Ken
May 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;5/10/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p37
The article examines the use of synergies in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). It explains why synergies fluctuate with the M&A market. Michael Frankel of LexisNexis comments on the use of synergies by companies to justify paying a higher multiple. It illustrates how synergies were used in Cedar Fair's 1.24 billion dollar acquisition of Paramount Parks in 2006.


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