Ritical analysis of synergitic mergers and aquisitions witin the automotive industry

the aim of this paper this paper should be if merger or aquisition in the automobile industry is beneficial or value deteriorating.

The papaer should give a brief overview of the automobile industry,urrent c problems and challenges in the future. Overview of transaction activity (M&A) within the automobile industry

Terminology of synergy and history and of Merger and Aquisition

concepts of synergy (porter, ansoff)

Types of synergies

synergy dimensions(direction of action, form of appearance, time..)

Synergy as a driver for M&A

Impact of synergy on premium or goodwill

External analysis: Pestel and porter five forces, opportunities

Internal: value chain analysis, competitor analysis


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