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    Mergers and Acquisitions: American Airlines Merges With Rival US Airways

    Successful corporations in business are always seeking different ways to improve their position in their respective areas of operation. Mergers and acquisitions have been proven to be a way to do just that. A merger is simply defined as two companies joining to make a new company, whereas an acquisition occurs when one company outright […] More

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    Verizon Communications Mergers and Acquisitions

    Verizon Wireless and Vodafone Vodafone Is a British telecommunications company headquartered in London. It is the world’s second largest mobile communications company with a total of 420 million wireless subscribers as of January 2014. Vodafone owns and operates networks in 21 countries and has partner networks in over 40 countries. Verizon Wireless, formerly known as […] More

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    Effect of mergers and acquisitions on performance of firms

    Introduction Background of the Study As pointed out by Agrawal, Jaffe and Mandelker (1992), decisions on mergers and acquisitions are highly critical in the success of companies, as well as their managers. Numerous corporations always find that one of the best means of getting ahead is expanding the ownership boundaries via the mergers, as well […] More