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Description: More than half of the 100 biggest takeovers made during the last mergers-and-acquisitions boom have something in common: By one measure, they never should have happened.


Date: 08/13/2010

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the lessons learned from this report about the “success and failures” of M&As.
  • What do you suppose is the motivation, in spite of this knowledge?
  • What alternative growth strategies should financial managers take instead?

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