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An Empirical Study on the Growth of Small and Medium-Sized Pharmaceutical Enterprises through M&A in China

Abstract This thesis starts with an analysis of the current situation of the pharmaceutical industry in China, and discusses the strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the pharmaceutical industry in China. It elaborates on the rationale for the development of the mergers and acquisitions of the pharmaceutical SMEs. Then a literature review is provided on the causes of corporate mergers and acquisitions such as the economies of scale, synergistic effect, transaction costs, market power, and strategic diversification.Next,the thesis analyzes the underlying rationale for the M&A transactions in the pharmaceutical industry in China, and explores the likely path of successful value creation for ph... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Zhou, Yan (Author) / Pei, Ker-Wei (Advisor) / Chen, Hong (Committee member) / Shen, Wei (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Business / Finance / growth / merger and restructuring / share acquisition / Small and medium sized pharmaceutical enterprise
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 147 pages
Language Chinese
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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