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"Going Global, Being Global: Degrees of Difficulty in Cross-Border M&A Deals", published in the Q2 WorldatWork Journal.
Global expansion has been a major growth initiative for companies around the world for decades, and it continues to be a powerful source of new customers and products as well as a means of access to critical talent and attractive cost structures. It also is a complex, multidimensional dynamic — and the motivations are frequently different. For some companies, the goal is growth by expanding into new geographies. But companies that are already operating in multiple geographies may not be seeking merely to grow so much as they are looking for better ways to realize the benefits of operating as truly global organizations. Thus, they face varying degrees of difficulty in making their merger and acquisition (M&A) strategies succeed.
To learn more, read Mercer's Point of View on Going Global, Being Global: Degrees of Difficulty in Cross-Border M&A Deals. Please send an e-mail to Global Mergers & Acquisitions to request a PDF of the article.