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Mergers and Acquisitions

Strategic decision: merge acquisition into your company or operate separately

You are part of a company who has made the strategic decision to acquire another company. There are two possible implementation strategies for this decision: A. Merge the acquired company into your company. The result of this strategy will be one company containing the elements of both companies. 1. What are the pros an

Doing Business in Ireland: types of business, global structure, management style

Please do some research on the country of Ireland, as an example of the country we wish to expand our business to. Please prepare a report for your CEO and include the following: 1. As your CEO prepares to expand her operations globally, explain to him the pros and cons of each type of business: wholly owned, mergers, join

Murlow sale to Murson; Brankton Co investing in Spain

1) Complete review problem 5 on page 467. Mergecandor Corp. is considering the acquisition of Tenderlon Inc. Mergecandor has two million shares outstanding selling at $30, or 7.5 times its earnings per share, and Tenderlon has one million shares outstanding selling at $15, or five time its earnings per share. Mergecandor woul

Merger types and other business analysis terms...

Can you help me get started with this assignment? What is horizontal merger? What is vertical merger? What is conglomerate merger? Why would unrelated firms want to merge? What are the terms that best describe the following? 1. General Motors Corporation buys Hughes Electronics Corporation. 2. A bakery corpo

AOL Time Warner Merger: analyze the risks associated with the M&A strategy

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Mergers & Acquisitions Project, Part IV - Presentation: Analyze the risks associated with the M&A strategy. 1) As a result of your investigation and analysis, would you recommend a different M&A strategy? Why or why not? This is for a PowerPoint presentation. Please in

Failed Mergers & Acquisitions

Discuss the reasons why an M&A fails (technical and legal insolvency, and bankruptcy). Once the failure of an M&A occurs, what happens to the assets of both companies? Be sure to consider what happens to the: 1) stakeholders, 2) image of the company, 3) price per share, 4) market share, company assets, 5) company pos

AOL Time Warner Merger

Discuss the value effects of the M&A strategy on your selected company (AOL /Time Warner). Were there any un-anticipated outcomes for the M&A? How could any positive issues have been anticipated and reinforced? Note: Summarize in a minimum of 500 words for this assignment. Please include reference(s).

Mergers and Acquisitions: accounting, taxes, legal and their relevance

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Analyze the effects of the following on M&A activities: 1) Accounting (revenue enhancement, cost reduction, risk management 2) Taxes (shields, synergies, WACC) 3) Legal (corporate organization and ownership, litigation risk, law compliance) 4) Select at least two effect

Compare and contrast Merger & Acquisition failures

Can you help me get started with this assignment? Prepare a 1,050-1,400-word paper in which you compare and contrast M&A failures. a. In your paper, discuss the reasons why an M&A fails (technical and legal insolvency, and bankruptcy). b. Once the failure of an M&A occurs, what happens to the assets of both companies?

M&A Analysis Paper Overview (Accounting, taxes and legal)

Prepare a 1,050-1,750-word answer in which you analyze the effects of the following on M&A activities: 1. Accounting (i.e. revenue enhancement, cost reduction, risk management) 2. Taxes (i.e. shields, synergies, WACC) 3. Legal (i.e. corporate organization and ownership, litigation risk, law compliance) Select at leas

Please answer the following questions with 125 words each:

Was the AOL -- Time Warner merger a) one of the great mergers between media companies in recent history? b) a disastrous merger for Time Warner shareholders? or c) none of the above? Explain your reasoning. Why might a public company consider a leveraged buyout (LBO)? What is the role of mezzanine financing in an LBO?

Merger Gains and Costs are demonstrated.

Merger Gains and Costs. As treasurer of Leisure Products, Inc., you are investigating the possible acquisition of Plastitoys. You have the following basic data: Leisure Products Plastitoys Forecast earnings per share $5 $1.50 Forecast dividend per share $3 $0.80 Number of share

Acquisition Method, Business Combinations

Please see attached question. Hill, Inc. obtains control over Loring, Inc. on July 1. The book value and fair value of Loring's accounts on that date (prior to creating the combination) follow, along with the book value of Hill's accounts. Hill's L

Consolidation of Financial Information for Atkins and Waterson

Prior to being united in a business combination, Atkins, Inc. and Waterson Corp. had the following stockholders' equity figures: Atkins Waterson Common Stock ($1 par value) $180,000 $45,000 Additional paid-in capital 90,000 20,000 Retained Earnings

12-56 Auditing Procedures and Objectives: acquisition and payment cycle

12-56 (Audit Procedures and Objectives) The following audit procedures are found in audit programs addressing the acquisition and payment cycle. Required For each audit procedure described: a. Identify the objective of the procedure or the audit assertion being tested. b. Classify the procedure as primarily a substantiv

MBA 540: Maximizing Shareholder Wealth

I need the following questions answered 125 words each: (Attached is the scenario for Lester Ele.) How can any public company justify purchasing a minority interest in another public company? Should Lester Electronics consider purchasing a minority interest in another company? Explain why Lester should or should not

Brief report : Famous Merger or Consolidation

Prepare a brief report about a famous merger or consolidation. The report should explain the facts of the merger or consolidation and all of the circumstances surrounding the action. Please reference your sources.

List two Human Capital effects as a result of M&A; cultural issues

What are two human capital effects that would be characteristic as a result of M&A? What are some cultural issues that might arise as a result of pursuing a specific M&A strategy? How would you measure the financial impact of human capital decisions with regards to the M&A activity? How would a reduction in personnel affect the