Essays Tagged: "Mergers and acquisitions"

Royal Bank of Canada

RBC Insurance and Investments.In an attempt to continue to grow as a company RBC has completed many mergers and acquisitions, mostly concentrating on the American market. Since April 2000 they have pu ...

(6 pages) 210 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Don Powell's Dilema: A look at the impact of bank mergers on local economies.

divisive issue of bank consolidation, its impact on a local economy, and the growing trend of bank mergers and acquisitions that the United States has faced over the past decade. In this case we exam ... in the banking industry in concert with the rapid advancements of technology created a wave of bank mergers in the 1990's and a host of ethical dilemmas such as the one Don Powell faced. (Broaddus Jr. ...

(7 pages) 109 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

This essay is about the nature of the work of a financial manager.

agement activities, execute capital-raising strategies to support a firm's expansion, and deal with mergers and acquisitions. Credit managers manage the firm's publication of credit. They establish cr ...

(2 pages) 312 1 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Mergers & acquisition

1. IntroductionDiversification, mergers or acquisitions since the 1980's, and even more in the late nineties, has become a growing t ... d stronger, it is almost essential to form alliances. Diversifying and expanding techniques such as mergers and acquisitions are very popular methods for forming these alliances. Basically stated, A m ... one the preferred method of affiliation by global automobile players.2. Successes and failuresSome mergers, like marriages, are made in heaven. The union of two companies augments revenues, boosts pr ...

(12 pages) 1100 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Insider Trading and White Collar Crime

rocked Wall Street. In it, Levine makes use of his social network, by gaining inside information on mergers and acquisitions, or companies that may go under. 1 He uses this information, and would eith ... stment houses, on young lawyers, and members of the arbitrage community who player central roles in mergers and acquisitions. His success depended on these networks on Wall Street, but they could not ...

(6 pages) 211 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Technology Stress Persuasive

s now changed, and the idea of a job for life has been replaced by an emphasis on performance. More mergers and acquisitions are taking place within, and across, national and cultural boundaries and a ...

(4 pages) 125 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Recent Organizational Problem in the Banking Industry: Problems with Mergers and Acquisitions

Problems with Mergers and Acquisitions"We launched our offer to give Wachovia shareholders a choice, and the share ... ircumstances occurred, we'd do it again." At SunTrust Bank and in the banking industry, in general, mergers and acquisitions are a work related problem all too often. This paper will describe the sett ... examine other forces of influence, and provide an answer to the dilemma, "How are we able to accept mergers and acquisitions in the workplace and still are able to get anything done?" Let us now take ...

(6 pages) 206 0 4.4 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The pharaceutical industry

ke.The past two decades however has witnessed a re-emergence of this trend, with a proliferation of mergers and acquisitions taking place across virtually all sectors of industry, as well as national ... , and again with increasing frequency throughout the 1990's through to the present day. Many of the mergers that did occur were 'horizontal' in nature, with the exception of the 1920's, which saw a fl ...

(6 pages) 113 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Why Random House was worth more with Bertelsmann

What started off as a small publishing business grew into a company worth over $800 million through mergers and acquisitions . After Random House was purchased by Bertelsmann, it became the largest bo ...

(3 pages) 64 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

The human side of mergers and acquisitions - HP & Apollo Computer

and Managing Human Resource Integration IssuesCompanies have engaged in domestic and international mergers and acquisitions over the last few years to match the macroeconomic trends operating on a wo ... tion of this approach. Names of project team members have been changed to protect their identities. Mergers and acquisitions increased exponentially in the 1980s and are expected to continue at a stro ...

(24 pages) 313 0 3.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mergers and Acquisitions.

Introduction:Mergers or acquisitions have become a norm for companies aiming at growth. Various companies resort ... r to gain competitive advantage it is essential to form alliances.According to Megginson and Smart "Mergers and acquisitions are major corporate finance events that, when executed efficiently and with ... t it involves many problems being "dissolved", and an entirely new company being formed.Reasons For Mergers:There are many reasons for mergers and acquisitions such as, growth of the company, achievin ...

(6 pages) 785 0 4.6 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Vail Resorts Inc: SWOT, Adam Aron CEO.

al, the ski industry was moving away from the smaller scale resorts run by families and onto larger mergers and acquisitions of other resorts, even ones that would provide package deals for all season ...

(2 pages) 135 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Mergers and aquisitions

acquisition of software (in-house versus vendor-written), and internal cultures.In the real world "mergers and acquisitions have only a one-in-eight success rate based on most standard metrics. Once ... s and liabilities which exist between the organizations, potentially resulting in a failed merger" (Mergers, Acquisitons and Joint Ventures).The contradiction dealing with management styles could lead ...

(3 pages) 305 0 1.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Mergers and Acquisions

Mergers and acquisitions or M&A refers to the aspect of corporate finance strategy and managemen ... ment dealing with the merging and acquiring of different companies as well as other assets. Usually mergers occur in a friendly setting where executives from the respective companies participate in a ... ction against a hostile takeover is the shareholder rights plan, otherwise known as the poison pill.Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) have been and will continue to be major factors in both the U.S. ...

(8 pages) 335 0 4.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Patrick Bateman in "American Psycho" - A Freudian Analysis

ed person who treated his body like a temple. He spent his days and nights doing vigorous workouts, mergers and acquisitions on Wall Street, fine dining with beautiful ladies and satisfying an insatia ...

(6 pages) 68 1 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Mergers and Acquisitions

by other businesses. The combining and/or buying of businesses is an industry all of its own called mergers and acquisitions. When two businesses find compatible reasons to combine their businesses an ... r will look briefly at the nature and reasons for businesses merging and acquiring other businesses.Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are generally about the battle for corporate control (Brealey-Mey ...

(5 pages) 706 0 3.8 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Assessing Stock Market Movements

y 31, 2005, due to a number of acquisitions taking place; analysts and brokers consider the current mergers and acquisitions a positive indication that the U.S. economy is rallying thus causing prices ... final quarter of 2004 therefore giving market analysts additional signs of a steady growth. Of the mergers and acquisitions taking place, two major players in the markets are fueling the positive gai ...

(2 pages) 35 1 3.7 Jan/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Microsoft and Spent Cash

ichard Emerson--a former managing director at the investment bank Lazard Frères--to head its mergers and acquisitions division. A month later, the company announced the purchase of the software ...

(4 pages) 45 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Mergers and Acquisitions

ld by other businesses. The combining and/or buying of businesses is an industry all its own called mergers and acquisitions. When two companies find compatible reasons to combine their businesses and ... r will look briefly at the nature and reasons for businesses merging and acquiring other businesses.Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) generally deal with the battle for corporate control (Brealey, My ...

(7 pages) 328 0 3.3 May/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Treasure Tower

t the expensive hourly fees. Learn the inside information used by business brokers, appraisers, and mergers and acquisitions specialists.Home Page | Product Catalog | Business Articles | Ask the Exper ...

(2 pages) 821 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers