Identifies three phases of post‐acquisition management: the morning after (the period immediately following the acquisition) the learning‐to‐live‐together stage; and the, oft‐overlooked, review stage. Spotlights Unisys and ICI in a panel entitled ‘acquisitive behaviour’. Argues many acquisitions would be judged failures if judged by improve shareholder value (cash plus capital gains).
The Antidote – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 1, 1998
Keywords: Integration; Mergers and acquisitions; Shareholders