With today’s merger and acquisition (M&A) activity at the highest level since 2007, up 38% over the same period last year, there’s been a great deal of shifting lately. In the high-tech industry, analysts are following a particular trend among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) – mergers and acquisitions of niche aftermarket service industry participants. Electronic
M&A can be a strategic move to increase visibility, efficiency, and profits, as well as a smart way to plug missing capabilities within a company, reach new markets, and expand geographically. M&A activity in the past few years has been bustling in all sectors, seeing a rise in both the number of deals and the
Mergers and acquisitions are increasingly popular strategies toward growth; however, 40% to 80% of mergers fail to meet objectives. M&A is complicated, and goes beyond simply “the process of buying a company.” At its heart it is a strategic selection of competencies that fill a void in a company’s offering, geography, technology, or industry area of focus.