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M&A Beyond Borders: Opportunities and Risks

Please critique the following article regarding M&A Beyond Borders: Opportunities and Risks.
Identify methodology, gap and key findings:

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Please note that the article details the survey done by The Economist Intelligence Unit in 2008 with 670 executives participating "about their attitudes to cross-border mergers and acquisitions" (The Economist Intelligence Unit, 2008, p. 2). This study was sponsored by Marsh, Mercer and Kroll.
Given this sponsorship and the resources that The Economist Intelligence Unit has, I expect that this study will be the most professionally done and extensive. With the region included in the survey - with executives from Africa, Middle East, China, India, South East Asia, Australia, Japan, Korea, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, Latin America, and North America participating in the survey - this study is truly one of the most worldwide in scope. I also like that the executives included are those from companies with annual revenues of more than $500 million which means that their companies have the resources to actually acquire another company in the future.
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The solution discusses the article M&A Beyond Borders: Opportunities and Risks. It identifies the methodology, gap and key findings.