Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Another Mega Merger Fails

Today’s business headlines screams: Alcatel-Lucent chairman, CEO to resign

And I say – “Another one bites the dust”

Mega mergers often fail to deliver value. Ever since I started watching the M&A activity, Almost all the mega mergers have failed to deliver value for the shareholders and the deal makers – the CEO of the acquiring firm is always forced to resign when the merger fails to improve share holder value.

To understand this better, just look at the history of recent mega mergers:

Also see:

1 comment:

Innocent Warrior said...

This really made me think.

This reminds me one quote from Hitler

"If you won you need not to explain, and if you fail you should be there to explain."