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Post-acquisition integration

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Publication date22/01/2015
Host publicationWiley Encyclopedia of Management
Volume12. Strategic Management
Edition3rd ed.
<mark>Original language</mark>English


This article observes that value is created or destroyed in the post-acquisition integration phase. It highlights four distinct post acquisition integration strategies which can enable acquirers to benefit from an acquisition. It also identifies the critical role of speed, leadership and communication during this process.