Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words POST PRE-MERGER ANALYSIS.

  1. 1. Fit in or fit out? Exploring the pre-merger and acquisition phase through an acculturation lens

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Claudia Perera; Viktor Wejdelind; [2022]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions; M A process; organizational culture; acculturation modes; congruence; acculturation stress; social identity theory; case study; pre-deal planning;

    Abstract : Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are not only becoming more common globally, but they are also increasing in size and value in Sweden. The pace of this trend has not even slowed down due to the eruption of the global pandemic, there is rather a tendency showing the opposite. READ MORE

  2. 2. Role of IT Specialists in the Information System Integration Process : The Case of Mergers and Acquisitions

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Mohammad Sangar Ahmadzai; [2020]
    Keywords : IT integration; IT integration approach; M A process; pre-merger; post-merger; IT specialists;

    Abstract : Purpose: The purpose of this study is to explore the role of IT specialists in systems integration during M&A processes including the issues faced during the process and provide suggestions based on experience from top management staff and IT specialists about improving the merger-IT integration process. Methods: In-depth interviews with open-ended questions were conducted on ten individuals belonging to the senior management of the companies under the study. READ MORE

  3. 3. An Analysis of M&A Activity in the European SME Market and Value Drivers of Post-Merger Performance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Callum Hutchinson; Lukas Beckmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; SMEs; M A Performance; Europe; M A Success Factors; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis investigates the impacts pre-merger characteristics play in long-term post-merger performance from a sample of small and medium sized enterprises whom conducted M&A activity within the European Union between the time period of 2011-2013. Using data collected, a quantitative analysis was performed to measure the impact of six separate factors on post-merger performance analyzing the abnormal ROA through the inclusion of pre-merger performance as a control variable. READ MORE

  4. 4. The art to transact an acquisition and merger - A qualitative study of a merger and acquisition transaction unfolding and aspects influencing the process

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Yosef Duman; [2019-07-03]

    Abstract : Studies are presenting that approximately less than a third of mergers and acquisition are set to satisfy managers, resulting in high levels of unsound activities that are strategically inadequate and costly for the organizations, making the concept merger and acquisition as a strategy of growth and synergy to critically being evaluated. What aspect could possibly result in such un-sound outcome? This paper studies and examines an acquisition and merger transaction of a privately owned and managed firm since traditionally, there is multiple challenges with an sale of a privately owned and managed firm whereas some complications being information asymmetry between the seller and buyer, valuation difficulties and future uncertainties of how acquired firm should be operated and managed. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Process of Post-Merger Organizational Identification : An analysis of mergers and acquisitions

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Aukar Abdi Mohamed; Song Pantaléon; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Identity Theory; M A; Post-merger integration; Post-merger identification; Organizational Identity;

    Abstract : Today, mergers and acquisitions often grab headlines due to the large sums of money involved, and the number of stakeholders affected by it. Still, the increase in merger and acquisition activities, the capital involved, and the pervasiveness of these activities stand in sharp contrast to their high rates of failures. READ MORE