Mergers & Acquisitions: Examples And Types of M&A

This post will guide you through mergers and acquisitions, types purpose, advantage and examples of mergers and acquisitions(M&A). A Merger or amalgamation is the fusion of two or more existing companies, the resultant single company being either on the name of the existing companies or a completely new company. In the latter case, the fusion operation may be referred to as consolidation. A merger is normally brought about by an exchange of shares.  An acquisition is the purchase by one company of a controlling interest in the share capital of another existing company. Let's take a look at the purposes of mergers and

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