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Now we are one

Now we are one Delves into the £7 billion transatlantic ‘merger of equals’ Smithkline Beckman and Beecham, in 1989. Looks at how the merger was formulated and the planning for integration — including informing shareholders and employees — although it does itemize all the problems that had to be surmounted to enable the merger to go ahead. Acknowledges the openness of the CEOs and top managers in relating their story, in spite of things not always going according to plan. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Now we are one

The Antidote , Volume 3 (3): 4 – May 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006383
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Abstract

Delves into the £7 billion transatlantic ‘merger of equals’ Smithkline Beckman and Beecham, in 1989. Looks at how the merger was formulated and the planning for integration — including informing shareholders and employees — although it does itemize all the problems that had to be surmounted to enable the merger to go ahead. Acknowledges the openness of the CEOs and top managers in relating their story, in spite of things not always going according to plan.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1998

Keywords: Mergers and acquisitions; Smithkline Beecham; Integration

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