In common parlance, mergers and acquisition implies the consolidation of two different companies. In the case of merger, two companies combine to form one company as a separate entity. However, in the case of acquisition, one company takes over the management and control of another company. The general rationale behind both mergers and acquisition is that two companies jointly and mutually create greater value than they do as individual entities. Keeping in mind the goal and intention of maximizing wealth, companies keep exploring and evaluation various prospects and opportunities through mergers and acquisition. However, mergers and acquisitions are complex and in most cases, it is prudent for companies to seek profession assistance and guidance from financial firms.
In North America, Generational Equity is a prominent middle market M& A firm and its expert Ryan Binkley works with corporate owners who outright sale or looking for prominent investor for capital growth. These competent merger and acquisition specialists provide necessary insights and evaluate the relevant strategies that assist corporate entities make successful mergers and acquisition with like-minded companies. For the owners and management of a corporate entity, the sale of a business or the acquisition is the single most important financial event that occurs during the lifetime of a business.
The Ryan Binkley Generational Equity team emphasizes those corporate enterprises who are contemplating the options for mergers and acquisitions with other companies must take into account:
- The company opting for the merger or acquisition must be willing to bear the risk and attentively make the necessary investments to benefit from such mergers or acquisition. If the corporate enterprise does not do this, its competitors in the industry make take the initiative and exploit the situation;
- The corporate enterprise needs to make numerous bets in order to lower and diversify its potential risks and to adopt the one that proves to be most fruitful; and
- The management of the corporate making the acquisition needs to be flexible, patient and adapt to the inherent changes in business dynamics within the industry.
He goes on to explain that when corporate enterprises go in for a merger or an acquisition is important that they have an exit strategy in place.
The Ryan Binkley Generational Equity team also adds that mergers and acquisitions have a number of inherent benefits for that corporate enterprises can exploit. The most important benefit of mergers and acquisitions is that it generates greater cost efficiency via economies of scale, that that individual companies cannot dream of achieving on their own. When two corporate entities combine, they are able to increase their production capabilities to higher levels that results in a reduction in the cost of producing a single unit of output. This results in higher competitiveness and the ability to exploit new markets.
Moreover, these corporate entities are able to introduce new and innovative products into the market through enhanced research and development to increase their profitability and earnings per share. Companies that opt to merge with another company or absorb another corporate entity can also benefit from a number of tax concessions.
Ryan Binkley along with his team of professional merger and acquisition specialists evaluates the value inherent value to determine how prospective buyers will view the companies.