Mergers & Acquisitions

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Synergies

Definition

The additional value created by bringing together two entities and pooling their strengths.

See Also

Strategic buyer, strategic value, synergistic buyer.

Tips

In the context of a merger, synergy is the difference between the values of the merged firm and the sum of the values of the firms operating independently.