M&A: A Pricing Panacea?

Cody, Tamika
November 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;11/8/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p39
The article explores the role of price erosion in the consolidation and merger (M&A) of business enterprises. It illustrates the case of Nighthawk Radiology, which was acquired by its rival Virtual Radiologic due to declining earnings. It notes on the claim of Gerald Adolph of consulting firm Booz & Co. that M&A can also lead to price erosion.


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