The first objective is to compare the pre and post-merger performance of selected cross-country Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deals.
In this article, the impact of M&A on the acquiring firms’ EBITDA margin is tested. EBITDA is the financial measure that is used for analytical purposes.
Mergers and acquisitions can also lead to an increase in operating cost if the operation culture of the potential partners is different.
In this article, the impact of M&A on the acquiring firms’ current ratio is tested. The current ratio is one of the key ratios indicating the financial performance of a firm.
The aim of this article is to check the impact of cross-country mergers and acquisitions (M&A) on the operating profit margin.
The financial performance is linked to shareholder value which in turn affects the capital structure of the businesses. Generating more wealth for the shareholders can help to build a strong capital structure which is essential for long term growth of businesses.
Synergies are a form of value addition created in M&A
activities. The value addition is a representation of the finances in the form of revenues and costs that these merged businesses can achieve.