This blog first appeared on influenceonline.co.uk Mergers and acquisitions are typified by power games – everyone wants to be on the ‘winning’ side – and excitability about the potential for increased profits. In this blog I want to look at the issues of mergers and acquisitions – these insights have been gained from years of … The 4 risks of mergers & acquisitions: can you avoid them?
This week the German giant, Bilfinger, swallowed up GVA. Or rather – according to some media – GVA ‘agreed a merger with a global player’. Bilfinger is an €8.5bn company and the transaction is worth £150m. You decide, merger or acquisition? Compare the two headlines below and you just … 5 inside secrets to successful mergers and acquisitions