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Renault-volvo alliance

Following the french election in march 1993, the CEOs of volvo and renault needed to consider what modifications to their strategic alliance might be suggested by Renauls's impending Privatiazation. Was this the time to merge? What benefits would merger bring that were not already embodied in the alliance? How might a merger transform the alliance? If a merger was appropriate, then when should it be implemented? What controlling interests should the french and swedish sides have?

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Following the french election in march 1993, the CEOs of volvo and renault needed to consider what modifications to their strategic alliance might be suggested by Renauls's impending Privatiazation. Was this the time to merge?
This was the time to merge the reason for this was that the French Conservative party, Rally for Republic, gain power in March 1993, at that time the minister for Industry, Gerard Longuet told Lois Schweitzer and his senior management team to prepare for privatization. At that time a privatization bill had been passed in the French Parliament. So, this was the right time for merger.
The modification to their strategic alliance that was suggested by Renault's impending privatization was to merge.
What benefits would merger bring that were not already embodied in the alliance?
The merger was necessary because it was believed that it was the only way in which privatization could take place. In addition, both the governments were required to ...

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