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CONGLOMERATE MERGER

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Definition:
A Conglomerate merger is a merger between firms in unrelated business, e.g., between an automobile manufacturer and a food processing firm.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Industrial Organisation Economics and Competition Law, compiled by R. S. Khemani and D. M. Shapiro, commissioned by the Directorate for Financial, Fiscal and Enterprise Affairs, OECD, 1993.

Cross References:
Conglomerate
Horizontal merger
Merger
Vertical merger

Hyperlink:
http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/8/61/2376087.pdf

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Thursday, January 03, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 15, 2013