what is Horizontal Merger

Posted on 13-05-2016        By ADMIN

what is Horizontal Merger ?

Horizontal Merger: It is a merger of two or more companiesthat compete in the same industry. It is a merger with a direct competitor andhence expands as the firm's operations in the same industry. Horizontal mergersare designed to achieve economies of scale and result in reduce the number ofcompetitors in the industry. 

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