Business combinations emails

Prior to completing this activity, review the articles: https://web.archive.org/web/20161215205025/http://www.mbda.gov/blogger/mergers-and-acquisitions/5-types-company-mergers and http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/when-retailers-make-strange-bedfellows/. In this scenario, imagine that you are the financial manager of a major corporation. The CEO has asked you to explain the reasons to consider different types of business combinations, and ways to structure them (joint ventures, mergers, strategic alliances, and more). You, as the financial manager, should compose an email with this explanation. Assume the CEO is not a finance expert.

In your email to the CEO, address the following points:

Explain the reasons to consider different types of business combinations.
Describe different ways to structure business combinations.

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