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Advice for avoiding a failed merger Logo cgma

  Monte Stewart |   Free |   Feb 2018 |   FM magazine

A recent report suggests that the majority of failed mergers involve public rather than private companies. Between 1992 and 2016 some 11% of public mergers failed compared to less than 4% for privately owned organisations. The article offers reasons as to why this has occurred and the lessons to be learned. It provides a checklist of factors to look for a prospective merger.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Strategy, Advanced

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