Why Companies Are Using M&A to Transform Themselves, Not Just to Grow
Harvard Business Review
MAY 16, 2018
The current cohort of acquisitions goes well beyond the typical defensive, synergy-driven, horizontal integration that marked previous M&A spurts. Though recent acquisitions may seem idiosyncratic, they all have in common the need to find new avenues for growth in mature markets or deal with accelerating change. Symbiosis.