REPORT IN BUSINESS POLICY AND STRATEGY (MITCH)

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Unformatted text preview: ’s stock. Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Diversification Strategies When an industry consolidates and becomes mature, most of the surviving firms have reached the limits of growth using vertical and horizontal growth strategies. Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Mergers & Acquisitions Merger: integration of operations of two firms; relatively coequal basis. Study by McKinsey & Company: only 23% of mergers over a 10­year period generated returns in excess of costs incurred in the deal. Acquisition: one firm buys controlling interest in another firm; acquired firm becomes subsidiary in acquirer’s business portfolio. (Hostile)Takeover: acquisition that was not solicited Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Strategy Formulation: Corporate Strategy Mergers & Acquisitions Reasons for M & As s Increased market power s Capitalizing on core competencies s Overcome entry ba...
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