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Merger Case Study: General Electric

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Company Used: General Electric

For this SLP, think about your SLP company and the possibility of it merging with another company. Write a two to three page paper answering the following questions:

1. If you were to pick one company for your SLP company to merge with, what would it be? Explain your choice with respect to possible benefits of this merger and why you would choose this company over any other choice for a potential.
2. How would you finance a takeover of this chosen corporation? Explain your reasoning.
3. What would your second and third choices be for a merger with your SLP company? Again, explain your reasoning for wanting to merge with these companies, and why they would be second or third choices rather than your first choice.

Remember: Make use of the background materials in your analysis as well as additional research. Please reference all of your main sources of information, and use multiple references in your analysis.

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The company's decisions for mergers are made due to pursuits for improving overall performance within the targeted marketplace. In establishing a framework for accomplishing core objectives in a merger, the businesses are able to proactively reach the desired outcomes by increasing the consumer market share demographic. Let's take a look at the scenario with General Electric and a potential merger with another business entity:

1. In the example, General Electric is a vital company that disperses services to consumers ranging from aircraft engines to power generation. Thus, the company to merge with General Electric is Pacific Gas & Electric Company for solidifying both resources into a powerhouse of increasing market share. Currently, the General Electric Company investor position at a 52 week market share range from $16.18 to $23.18 of a volume average at 45,183,600 on a steady opening in the twenty range position (Investor Group 2012). Moreover, the Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PCG) investor position at a 52 week market share range ...

Solution Summary

The analysis in mergers that improves the overall SLP designated company, such as, General Electric for a more sufficient business organization.

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