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Bridging the Digital Transformation Gap – Consolidating Pricing During an Acquisition

October 5th, 2019 (Updated 03/24/2021)

Duncan Hendy

How to Navigate Digital Transformation in Pricing During an Acquisition The acquisition or merging of two businesses is a common practice with a great number of benefits to be accessed.   Acquisition, where one business takes over and absorbs another, typically of smaller size and market share, to their immediate and long-term benefit. Merger, which is the process of two businesses joining together in order to maintain a stronger hold over their market and a greater access to a range of products and services.   This process involves a consolidation, typically, of two of everything and must be managed efficiently in order to reduce...

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Finding the Silver Lining – Benefits (and Costs) of Mergers and Acquisitions

October 4th, 2019 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Tolu Oke
Content Marketer at Pricefx

What are the Pros and Cons of Mergers and Acquisitions? The acquisition or merging of two businesses is a common practice with a great number of benefits to be accessed.   Acquisition, where one business takes over and absorbs another, typically of smaller size and market share, to their immediate and long-term benefit. Merger, which is the process of two businesses joining together in order to maintain a stronger hold over their market and a greater access to a range of products and services.   This process involves a consolidation, typically, of two of everything and must be managed efficiently in order to reduce...

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What Are the Key Objectives of Acquisitions and Mergers?

October 3rd, 2019 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Duncan Hendy

What are the objectives of mergers and acquisitions in a pricing organization? Acquisitions and mergers, the processes where a business either acquires another business along with all of their assets or when two businesses combine their total assets to form a much larger business with the best of both worlds.   The objectives as well as the benefits of a merger or an acquisition are numerous: to mitigate the weaknesses of either business and to bolster their combined strengths, to remove a competitor or threat within their industry, or to undergo a period of exponential growth in a short space of time.   Whether a business...

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Six Types of Successful Acquisitions

October 2nd, 2019 (Updated 03/23/2021)

Tolu Oke
Content Marketer at Pricefx

A common question in the business world is ‘what is the difference between a merger and an acquisition?’   A business acquisition is a complex process that involves a business acquiring another to increase its overall size, take over their client base and, in many cases, their staff. Business acquisitions allow for a business to bolster their strengths and reduce their weaknesses by growing the business in a much shorter timeline than organically possible.   A business merger is similar to an acquisition but typically results in a combination of the two businesses rather than an absorption. But what is a successful merger and acquisition and how will they affect your business?...

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