Merger and Acquisition (M&A) strategies are an important element for many companies to drive growth, expand markets and jump start new initiatives. However, to succeed with M&A projects, there are many key technical accounting issues that must be understood. Although M&A activity is way down right now, the current crisis portends a coming surge in new deal opportunities that will emerge as recovery begins. Will you be ready?
Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity provides an important strategic element for many companies that can help boost growth, open new markets and enable economies of scale for driving profitability. Over recent decades, there has been a steady upswing in the usage of M&A exemplified by increases in the number and size of deals, along with an expanding range of different types of deals.