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    What are some of the financial and non-business motives for various corporate mergers?

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    Non-financial motives for mergers are:

    1) To achieve dominant market share in a particular industry and achieve consolidation, such as the mergers happening in the telecommunciation industry between various carriers (Sprint/Nextel, SBC/ATT). Such mega mergers between major players result in dominant market share for the merged entity and results in consolidation of the industry, making it difficult for the smaller companies to survive. Such mergers result in significant strategic benefits and ...

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