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Merger and Acquisition Patterns and Trends: An Evidence of an Emerging Economy, Turkey 2014-2018

DOI: 10.4236/oalib.1105837, PP. 1-4

Subject Areas: Business Analysis

Keywords: Acquisition and Merger, Emerging Economy, Emerging Market, Turkey

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This study aims to provide contemporary and comparative analysis on mergers and acquisitions (M & As) activities that Turkish companies are involved between 2014-2018, by analyzing trends in deal number, deal volume activity and characteristics, and an attempt to explore the challenges, issues and implications opposing companies in M & As in Turkey. The study follows a qualitative method for data collection and analysis, using secondary data and the annual merger and acquisitions review reports of Deloitte 2014-2018. The paper will display probable outcomes of these events in the future and their effects on firms and government or economical conjuncture. This paper will add to related research in the future. The findings show that M & As in Turkey had fluctuated in that period in deal number and activity. Merger and acquisition data and figures in the selected period of the study show a positive record for instance deal number was 1275 transactions were announced, with accumulated total value US $64 billion.

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Alhanhanah, W. M. , Akbalik, M. and Akosile, A. L. (2019). Merger and Acquisition Patterns and Trends: An Evidence of an Emerging Economy, Turkey 2014-2018. Open Access Library Journal, 6, e5837. doi:


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