Mergers & Acquisitions
The term mergers and acquisitions (M&A) refers to the combining of different corporations to form larger ones. This is done for a variety of strategic and financial reasons, including capturing a larger market share and diversifying service or product offerings. The choice of whether to merge with another firm can involve risk, and should be thought through strategically on many levels. Executives in firms that are being merged face additional challenges, including adapting to a new management structure and business culture.