Harshit posted an Question
July 09, 2021 • 19:26 pm 20 points
  • UGC NET
  • Commerce

What is difference between merger & acquisition & amalgamation &takeover in company?

what is difference between merger & acquisition & amalgamation &takeover in company?

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  • Rucha rajesh shingvekar

    A merger involves the mutual decision of two companies to combine and become one entity; it can be seen as a decision made by two "equals." A takeover, or acquisition, is usually the purchase of a smaller company by a larger one

  • Rucha rajesh shingvekar best-answer

    Mergers are usually driven by the absorbing company. Acquisition is driven by the buyer company with or without consent of the acquired company. Amalgamation is initiated by both the companies with equal interest. Assets and liabilities of absorbed company are consolidated.

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