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What are some unanticipated outcomes from Exxon/Mobil merger

What are some unanticipated outcomes from merging Exxon/Mobil?

1)How could any negative issues been anticipated and mitigated?
2)How could any positive issues been anticipated and reinforced?

Also can you analyze the effects of the following in mergers and acquisitions in summary
a)accounting (i.e. revenue enhancement, cost reduction, risk management)
b)taxes (i.e shields, synergies, WACC)
c)Legal (ie corporate organization and owner ship, litigation risk, Law compliance)

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1)How could any negative issues been anticipated and mitigated? How could any positive issues been anticipated and reinforced?

In order to identify any potential negative issue after the merger, the management and advisors of both Exxon and Mobil had to conduct in depth analysis of the various post merger aspects, ranging from cultural values of both the companies to operational considerations after the merger.

For example, the corporate culture, working practices and workplace values of both the companies need to be extensively analyzed to identify potential areas of conflicts that can arise after merger. As the employees of the two companies would be working closely, in tandem with each other, it is extremely important for the top management and deal advisors to identify the cultural synergies between the two companies and the ...

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What are some unanticipated outcomes from merging Exxon/Mobil?

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