Essays about: "Post-merger Analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words Post-merger Analysis.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. The Characteristics of Successful M&A - A Case Study on Handelsbanken's Acquisition of Heartwood

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : João Pedro Amaral; Nicolas Suarez Rivera; [2019]
    Keywords : Mergers Acquisitions; Financial Institutions; Post-merger Analysis;

    Abstract : Some finance scholars argue that mergers and acquisitions (M&A) provide little to no value to the parties involved in the transaction, especially the acquirer. Such conclusions are usually drawn from analyzing the impact of the transaction on tangible quantitative measures such as stock price and return-based metrics. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Marriage of Cultures – A qualitative case study of cultural integration in the pre-stage of a merger

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Gerhamn; Klas Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions; cultural integration; pre-merger; organizational cultural change.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis is to get a deeper understanding of cultural integration in the pre-stage of a merger process and by doing so also contribute to an understanding of merger outcomes. Research Question: How is cultural integration managed in the pre-merger stage and how is this perceived by employees? Methodology: Through an interpretative epistemological approach we developed a qualitative case study, where we simultaneously worked with theory and empirical material through an abductive approach. READ MORE