Mergers in Silicon Valley

As discussed in Silicon Valley:

Mergers and acquisitions (abbreviated M&A) refers to the aspect of corporate
strategy, corporate finance and management dealing with the buying, selling, dividing and combining of different companies
and similar entities that can help an enterprise grow rapidly in its sector or location of origin, or a new field or new location, without creating a subsidiary, other child entity or using a joint venture. The distinction between a “merger” and an “acquisition” has become
increasingly blurred in various respects (particularly in terms of the
ultimate economic outcome), although it has not completely disappeared in
all situations.

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