Archived — Working Paper Number 04, The Economic Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on Corporations, February 1995
Strategic Policy Sector
Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch
Using the industrial organization approach, this paper examines selected financial and economic performance variables of corporations before and after they have been taken over. Trends in these variables, as compared to a reference group, provide an indication of the net effect of the acquisition on profitability rates.
Catalogue number: C21-24/4-1995
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