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Paying too much for the ‘S’ word

Paying too much for the ‘S’ word Spells out that research shows synergies achieved are just not sufficient to justify the premiums paid. Focuses on recommendations for avoiding value destruction in mergers and acquisitions — rather than on research and analysis of why it occurs. Concludes that the likelihood of actually achieving synergies is low, and much lower than most buyers fondly imagine. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Paying too much for the ‘S’ word

The Antidote , Volume 3 (2): 3 – Mar 1, 1998

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006377
Publisher site
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Abstract

Spells out that research shows synergies achieved are just not sufficient to justify the premiums paid. Focuses on recommendations for avoiding value destruction in mergers and acquisitions — rather than on research and analysis of why it occurs. Concludes that the likelihood of actually achieving synergies is low, and much lower than most buyers fondly imagine.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1998

Keywords: Buyers; Research; Value analysis

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