Difference Between Merger, Acquisition, and Amalgamation

mergers, acquisition and amalgamation

Introduction Merger, Acquisition, and Amalgamation are common terms in corporate world. All these terms are similar but they do have some differences. Merger is simply the fusion of at least two equal companies voluntarily where only one company loses its existence. Acquisition is an act where one entity purchases the business of another entity. Here, … Read more

Motives Behind Mergers

Mergers and Acquisition

Introduction Merger involves fusion of two or more firms into one entity. This is one of the important concepts in corporate valuation and one of the most accepted strategies for company expansion. The first thing that we consider when we hear word ‘merger’ is synergy i.e. relatively greater competitiveness of combined entity when compared with … Read more

Merits and Demerits : Inductive Methods of Economic Analysis

merits and demerits of inductive method of economic analysis

Introduction Inductive methods which is also called empirical method was adopted by the “Historical School of Economists”. It involves the process of reasoning from particular facts to general principle. This type of reasoning flows from facts to theory. First, we collect information and facts and then move towards providing evidence using economic theory and facts. This method formulates … Read more

Merits and Demerits : Deductive Methods of Economic Analysis

Merits and Demerits of deductive method of economic analysis

Introduction The deductive method is also named as an analytical, abstract or prior method. The deductive method consists in deriving conclusions from general truths, takes a few general principles and applies them to draw conclusions. Deductive methods of economic analysis follows a top-down approach where theories and principles guide the analysis and assist in making … Read more