Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis, Vol 1, No 3 (2009)

Why Companies Decide to Participate in Mergers and Acquisition Transactions

Eglė Duksaitė
Rima Tamošiūnienė


The article describes the most common motives for companies’ decision to participate in mergers and acquisitions’ transactions. It underlines the importance of the growth factor, whereas the following factors – namely, synergy, diversification and so on – just support the growth motive. Since mergers and acquisitions involve two different parties – the buyer and the seller – the examples of reasons from both perspectives are provided too. 

Article in English

Article in: English

Article published: 2011-04-11

Keyword(s): mergers and acquisitions; reasons; motives

DOI: 10.3846/145

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Science – Future of Lithuania / Mokslas – Lietuvos Ateitis ISSN 2029-2341, eISSN 2029-2252
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