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conglomerate merger


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A merger between firms which operate in different sectors of the economy. Such a merger offers no economies of scale except possibly in raising finance, but tends to reduce riskiness in so far as the component businesses are exposed to independent sources of fluctuation in profits.

Subjects: Economics.


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