More often than not a merger or acquisition will fail. Don't fall into the common traps.
Would you get onto an airplane that has known problems and will get you to your final destination without a mishap only 30 percent of the time? Of course not. According to a March 2011
Harvard Business Review
article, numerous studies have found the failure rate for mergers and acquisitions to be more than 70 percent, depending on how you define a failure. Why, then are CEOs so cheerful and optimistic w