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    Cross-Border Mergers & Acquisitions

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    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?

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    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 ...

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    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.

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