In this module, we explored the role of the corporate headquarters and its relationship with individual businesses, and how the corporate headquarters creates value by making mergers/acquisitions and alliances.
Select a Saudi Arabian company. Describe this company’s experiences with mergers/acquisitions and alliances?
- Why did the Saudi Arabian company merge/acquire and/or make alliances with other companies? That is, what competencies and opportunities did the Saudi Arabian company seek from its association with the target company?
- Did the merger/acquisition and/or alliance create or destroy value? (Provide evidence to back the assessment of value creation/destruction.)
- What recommendations would you make to the Saudi Arabian company concerning this or future mergers/acquisitions and/or alliances?