Mergers & Acquisitions
Mergers and acquisitions describe a variety of situations in which separate business entities come together, which can be an effective strategy for growth.
Merger: Definition, How It Works With Types and Examples
What Is an Acquisition? Definition, Meaning, Types, and Examples
Amalgamation: Definition, Types, How to Use, Pros and Cons
Divestiture: Definition, Examples, and Reasons to Divest
Leveraged Buyout (LBO) Definition: How It Works, with Example
Subsidiary Company: Definition, Example, and How It Works
Vertical Merger: Definition, How It Works, Purpose, and Example
How to Assess Acquisition Candidates
Horizontal Integration vs. Vertical Integration: Key Differences
Bear Hug: Business Definition, With Pros & Cons
Divestment: Definition, Meaning, Purpose, Types, and Reasons
Poison Pill: A Defense Strategy and Shareholder Rights Plan
How Accretion/Dilution Analysis Affects Mergers and Acquisitions
Why Public Companies Go Private
Merger vs. Takeover: What's the difference?
Horizontal Integration: Overview and Examples
Horizontal Integration: Benefits and Drawbacks
Stock-for-Stock Merger: Definition, How It Works, and Example
Enterprise Value vs. Equity Value: What's the Difference?
Why Do Companies Merge With or Acquire Other Companies?
Affiliated Companies: Definition, Criteria, and Example
What Is a Buyout, With Types and Examples
What Are Drag-Along Rights? Meaning, Benefits, and Example
Flotation Cost: Formulas, Meaning and Examples
What Is Management Buyout (MBO)? Definition, Reasons, and Example
Minority Interest: Definition, Types, and Examples
What Is a Takeover? Definition, How They're Funded, and Example
Carve-Out: Definition as Business Strategy, Meaning, and Example
Counteroffer: Definition, Examples, and Strategies
Contingent Value Right (CVR) Meaning, Types, Risks, Example
Disinvestment: Definition, Meaning, Types, and Examples
What Is Liquidation?
Novation: Definition in Contract Law, Types, Uses, and Example
What Is an Reverse Takeover (RTO)? Definition and How It Works
What Is a Safe Harbor? Types, and How They Are Used
Tender in Finance Definition: How It Works, With Example
Activist Investor: Definition, Role, Biggest Player
Pro Forma: What It Means and How to Create Pro Forma Financial Statements
Understanding Leveraged Buyout Scenarios
How Long Does It Take for a Merger to Go Through?
Mergers and Acquisitions: What's the Difference?
How Does Privatization Affect a Company's Shareholders?
Merger Arbitrage: Definition and How It Works to Manage Risk
Reverse Triangular Merger Overview and Examples
Greenmail: Definition, How It Works, Example, Legality
Eclectic Paradigm: Definition, Example, Advantages
Negative Goodwill (NGW): Definition, Examples, and Accounting
Standstill Agreement: Definition, How Contract Works, and Example
Variable Interest Entities (VIE): Definition and How They Work
Precedent Transaction Analysis: Definition and How It Works
The Corporate Merger: What to Know About When Companies Come Together
What Investors Can Learn From M&A Payment Methods
Repackaging in Private Equity
Virtual Data Room (VDR): Definition, Uses, and Alternatives
Write-Up: Examples of the Opposite of Write-Downs
What Is Horizontal Integration? Definition and Examples
Understanding Horizontal Merger vs. Vertical Merger
Cost of Acquisition: What it Means, How to Use in Investing
The 5 Biggest Mergers in History
Swap Ratio: What it is, How it Works, Special Considerations
Reverse Mergers: Advantages and Disadvantages
The 5 Biggest Acquisitions in History