During the early 1990s there was a noticeable increase in mergers and acquisitions between firms in different countries (termed cross-border acquisitions). What factors could explain this increase? What special issues can arise in executing a cross-border acquisition and in ultimately meeting your objectives for a successful combination?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 10:17 pm ad1c9bdddf
The factors that led to increase in mergers and acquisitions:
1) Increase in competition has led to the consolidation as the smaller players faced margin pressure
2) Quest for large size to have economies of scale and to reduce the ...
This solution lists four main factors that will lead to increase in mergers and acquisitions and discusses three main special issues that can arise in a cross-border acquisition.
Cross-Border Acquisition Abandonment
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Dikova, D., Sahib, P. R., & van Witteloostuijn, A. (2009). Cross-border acquisition abandonment and completion: The effect of institutional differences and organizational learning in the international business service industry, 1981-2001. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(2), 223-245.View Full Posting Details