[SOLVED] Mergers and acquisitions typically aim at achieving such objectives as
putting a company in better position to deliver superior value to buyers, increasing company revenues, having a bigger and more experienced work force, and becoming a global market leader.
facilitating company efforts to pursue a blue ocean strategy, create more core competencies, and expand the number of cost driver opportunities.
transforming an important core competence into a distinctive competence and better defending against external threats to the company's continued profitability.
expanding a company's geographic coverage, creating a more cost-efficient operation out of the combined companies, and/or extending the company's business into new product categories.
speeding product innovation, improving supply chain efficiency, and boosting product quality.