Mergers and Acquisitions: A Conceptual Review

Muhammad Faizan Malik, Melati Ahmad Anuar, Shehzad Khan, Faisal Khan


From the last few decades, maximum studies focused to understand the importance of going into the deal of Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A). The current study examined the motivation to recognize either the assumed benefits of the deal of Mergers and Acquisitions have posted increase or not. The current study calculated whether the deal is beneficial or harmful for the organizations who want to enter into the deal of M&A. The study scrutinizes the issues by using the perspective of history, waves, motives and methods to determine Merger and acquisition value. The study focuses on the current Literature available on M&A from the recent past to portray unlike the methods used to gauge performance of M&A. Although field of M&A research is far too broad and more complex to be covered in a review paper, therefore, the study attempts to start covering some historical and background issues such as History, waves in M&A, Methods of measuring deals and M&A motives.

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