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17.16: Introduction to Mergers and Acquisitions

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  • What you’ll learn to do: describe the two types of mergers and acquisitions

    One of the quickest ways for a business to expand into other markets or products lines is either to merge or acquire/purchase another company. Although this is common in today’s business environment, there are still many complex factors to consider before deciding whether a merger or acquisition is the optimal solution.

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    • Outcome: Mergers and Acquisitions. Authored by: Linda Williams and Lumen Learning. License: CC BY: Attribution