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Identify three recent examples of mergers or acquisitions. Briefly analyze the strategies used in the examples identified. Then analyze the financial outcomes of the examples identified. MS word 900-1100 words with references. APA format preferred.

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Please see response attached (also presented below), as well as one relevant source for APA referencing. I hope this helps and take care.

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1. Identify three recent examples of mergers or acquisitions. Briefly analyze the strategies used in the examples identified.

1). TimeWarner Merger (http://www.timewarner.com)
2). Kia-Hyundai Merger (http://www.pakistaneconomist.com/issue1999/issue45/f&m3.htm).
3). US Airways-America West Merger (http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news04/2005/usair_americawest6.html)

2. Then analyze the financial outcomes of the examples identified. MS word 900-1100 words with references. APA format preferred.

Each company's website has a general indication of the financial outcomes and I also mentioned some pointers in my discussion about the mergers below.

Papers written in APA Style following the following tentative outline:

I. Introduction (about ¼ to ½ page giving a brief description of topic and the purpose of the paper e.g., describe the basic strategies of three recent mergers, as well as an analyze of the financial outcomes.)

II. Merger

A. TimeWarner Merger
B. Kia-Hyundai Merger
C. US Airways-America West Merger

III. Conclusion

IV. References

See attached APA reference examples.

3. Please give the http address in reference so that I can find on the internet for myself.

They are listed above. Please see a general discussion on each of the mergers below which will help with the analysis of the strategies and financial outcome of each.

A. TimeWarner Merger (http://www.timewarner.com).

Visit the TimeWarner Website (http://www.timewarner.com). It was referred to as "the deal of the century" because it was the first global Internet and communications company of the Internet century, as well as the largest Internet service provider. The agreed deal, the world's largest ever takeover worth $160bn in shares, brought waves of analyst euphoria and predictable hype. Steve Case, chief executive officer of AOL and the deal initiator, described the deal as defining. It created, he said, "The first global Internet and communications company of the ...

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