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anergy

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

The condition arising when, far from adding value, a business merger produces an outcome that is less than the sum of the parts. It is the opposite of synergy.

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consolidate

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

The bringing together or grouping of items.

1 (Accounting) It is the process of grouping the accounts of different legal entities so that the whole position, the...

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horizontal merger

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

A merger between firms at the same stage of production. This may be desired because of cost savings from combined operation, or because a larger firm will be able to use monopoly power...

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management buy-out

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Acquisition of the equity capital of a firm by its managers. If the managers own or can borrow sufficient capital for a buy-out, this has the advantage of concentrating control in the hands...

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material news

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

Information that may affect a company's share price, such as a profit warning or news of a proposed merger or acquisition. See also event.

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one-off

Overview page. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.

A single transaction that is unlikely to be repeated and may in some cases be custom-made, for example a derivatives contract on the over-the-counter market.

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