Whom the Wedding Bell Tolls

Schubach, Michael
April 2007
Hospitality Upgrade;Spring2007, p24
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the impact of corporate merger on the companies involve in the transaction. He cites the study conducted by economist Mark L. Sirower on the mechanics and economics of mergers, and make an analogy of merger as marriage. He discusses the effect of corporate synergy on the company being acquired, and notes that mergers and acquisitions are the way of financial world. He also shares that combining companies can sometimes produce a superior technical environment.


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