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Capstone Merger Acquisition And International Strategies

Choose two (2) public corporations in an industry with which youare familiar – one (1) that has acquired another company and operatesinternationally (Chipotle and McDonald’s)and one (1) that does not have a history of mergers and acquisitions andoperates solely within the U.S. (in andout burger) Research each company on its own Website, the public filings onthe Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database (http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml), in the University’sonline databases, and any other sources you can find. The annual report willoften provide insights that can help address some of these questions.

Write a six to eight (6) page paper in which you:

1-For the corporation thathas acquired another company, merged with another company, or been acquired byanother company, evaluate the strategy that led to the merger or acquisition todetermine whether or not this merger or acquisition was a wise choice. Justifyyour opinion.

2-For the corporation thathas not been involved in any mergers or acquisitions, identify one (1) companythat would be a profitable candidate for the corporation to acquire or mergewith and explain why this company would be a profitable target.

 3-For the corporationthat operates internationally, briefly evaluate its internationalbusiness-level strategy and international corporate-level strategy and makerecommendations for improvement. 

4-For the corporation thatdoes not operate internationally, propose one business-level strategy and onecorporate-level strategy that you would suggest the corporation consider.Justify your proposals.

5-Use four qualityreferences. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality asacademic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

• Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12),with one-inch margins on all sides; references must follow APA orschool-specific format. Check with your professor for any additionalinstructions.

Includea cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, theprofessor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and thereference page are not included in the required page length.

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