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Designed to assist you with both strategic planning and financial management, it’s a complete reference covering the treasury function, cost management, cash budgeting and forecasting, performance measurement, management accounting, risk management, payroll management, mergers and acquisitions, technology, corporate tax planning and finance alerts. All the latest finance developments and analysis of the latest techniques are covered. Where applicable, content is supported with industry case studies. Click here to read more…
Case Study about Role of Corporate Image In The Process of Company Takeovers
Abstract: In the modern business environment, where companies need to differentiate themselves from the competition, the role of the corporate image attains its full affirmation. The rise of global ecological awareness motivates companies to implement standards of ecological and social responsibility and to incorporate these values in their corporate image. Apart from that, the modern business environment is also characterized by changes of ownership and management in companies, i.e., processes of mergers, acquisitions and takeovers. Depending on the reaction of the board of directors and management, takeovers can be friendly or hostile.
Corporate image is the result of everything a company does. Image is determined by all the company’s activities in the domain of products and services, behavior and attitudes (corporate culture), approach to growing questions regarding ecologically acceptable and socially responsible business practices, and corporate communications. All this influences the forming of public perceptions regarding what the company actually represents, with different groups forming their own perceptions regarding the company’s image. A common element among the numerous definitions of corporate image can be observed: image primarily relates to the overall impression that the company leaves in the public consciousness.
Case Study about Behavioral Aspect of Mergers and Acquisitions: India
Abstract: In the turbulent global economy, mergers and acquisitions of industries takes place to protect Indian businesses. Such mergers and acquisitions are taking place in Heavy Industries and in major service industries. This paper investigates the context, process and consequences of the merger of State Bank of Indore with the largest nationalized banking firm, State Bank of India.
Due to inadequate emphasis on the human resource aspect, employee resistance acted as impediment to merger of these two banks and delayed the process. This paper develops a model, which can help the industry achieve smooth changes without employee resistance.
Case Study for Behavioral Aspect of Mergers and Acquisitions: Abstract: In the turbulent global economy, mergers and acquisitions of industries takes place to protect Indian businesses. Such mergers and acquisitions are taking place in Heavy Industries and in major service industries.
This paper investigates the context, process and consequences of the merger of State Bank of Indore with the largest nationalized banking firm, State Bank of India. Due to inadequate emphasis on the human resource aspect, employee resistance acted as impediment to merger of these two banks and delayed the process. This paper develops a model, which can help the industry achieve smooth changes without employee resistance..
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Through the study of European cases, this course addresses how companies evaluate their financial status, make choices about debt and equity, and utilize the financial markets. Students will apply corporate finance theory and compare US and European corporate finance practices. Active class participation is essential. It is not a lecture class.Topics include time value of money, understanding the profit & loss statement and balance sheet, capital structure, debt financing, equity financing, valuation methods, mergers/acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs, stock market ratios, corporate governance and risk management.
Objective: To analyse and understand major corporate finance issues via corporate case studies. Business managers today are expected to work within a firm operating around the globe. A crossborder perspective is essential. All areas of major businesses have foreign participation, whether it involves operations, employees, regulators, customers, banks or investors. The course strives to present major corporate finance issues which companies must deal with. Students will learn how to analyse and interpret company financial information and stock market ratios, appreciate the alternatives for financing a business and become aware of the motivations behind the corporate executives and major players in the financial market…
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The biggest challenge in creating value from cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in rapidly developing economies (RDEs) is not extracting synergies, but understanding the full spectrum of risks before the deal is closed. Based on a survey of executives with extensive experience in M&A in RDEs, this focus highlights the four main drivers of these risks and how to minimize and manage them. A report by Boston Consulting Group…
Investment banks provide a wealth of critical services to our economy. One important role of the investment bank is to assist public and private corporations in raising funds in the capital markets. A second service is in providing strategic advisory services for mergers, acquisitions and other types of financial transactions. They also act as intermediaries in trading for clients. Investment banks differ from commercial banks, which take deposits and make commercial and retail loans. The focus of this paper will be to describe the investment banking process including the function of portfolio construction. Click here to read more…
Introduction: Investment banking is a service in which an investment banker will instruct the sale of securities in order to raise money for a specific person or company. This person will provide recommendations on these sales as well as transactions of mergers and acquisitions. The following document is a synopsis of investment banking and the variables of portfolio management. This document will provide a general overview of the investment banking process and different methods for portfolio construction. In addition, the document will outline the factors considered when selecting assets for investments and provide an overview of some of the different types of capital market instruments that are commonly used for investments. Click here to read more…
“The Business Consulting group within SAP Consulting was the obvious choice to help us fully understand ESA and develop a blueprint for moving in that direction.”
- Alessandra Banfi, IT manager for the SSC Pirelli Tyres business unit and CCC responsible for the SSC (Shared Service Center by Pirelli & Telecom Italia).
Providing IT services out of a shared service center can be a challenge, especially to such diverse businesses. Each of the Pirelli and Telecom business units operates independently, with little interaction among them. Many of them have responsibility for some of their own ITservices – either directly or through partners. Furthermore, SSC faces constant change due to mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations, and strategy adjustments. “To optimize operational efficiency and ensure ongoing competitiveness in this dynamic environment, we needed a shared IT vision across all groups – one that bridges the gap between our current organizational needs and tomorrow’s challenges. But defining that vision and obtaining agreement, given the organizational dynamics, proved difficult,” states Banfi. View more on Pirelli & Telecom Italia
ABSTRACT: This dissertation is aimed at finding motives and assessing the consequences of mergers and acquisitions, taking Tata Tea’s acquisition of Tetley into consideration. It overviews a vast amount of theoretical literature on mergers and acquisitions and presents empirical literature findings on company’s post-merger financial performance.
Case study section of the dissertation considers the history of Tata Tea Ltd. for engaging in M&A activities and measures the consequences of the activity by applying accounting and empirical financial approaches. Quantitative data is obtained from both online and published resources. The findings from the study are: Mergers and acquisitions contribute to increase in net sales revenue. Their impact on market share can either be neutral or positive. Quantitative data is taken from company’s annual reports, business research companies’ archives and financial websites. The findings from the study are mergers and acquisition’s can either have a positive or negative impact on financial performance. Click here to read more…