• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:20    |    
  • 00:33    |    
    What has been the tendency in mergers and acquisitions in the last decade, and how has the recent financial crisis affected this trend?
  • 02:29    |    
    Are the firms in developed countries interested in acquiring firms in emerging markets?
  • 03:23    |    
    Do you consider mergers and acquisitions to be part of a firm's strategy or the result of a decreasing growth?
  • 04:34    |    
    What factors determine the decision to pursue either a merger or an acquisition?
  • 07:02    |    
    What is the impact of a merger and acquisition in the corporate governance of a firm, both in terms of acquirers and acquired firms?
  • 09:41    |    
    Final words
  • 09:46    |    
    Final credits

Mergers and Acquisitions: Strategic Considerations, Implications and Trends

New Media  | 03 de septiembre de 2010  | Vistas: 2232

About this video

James J. Hanks, Jr. explains how the recent changes in market behavior, influenced by the current global economic crisis, have affected the trend in emerging and acquisition markets. He comments on how these markets have decreased in the past years and forecasts future tendencies regarding them.   Hanks also explains the strategies and decisions that major firms in the business world have acquired and embraced in order to face these difficult times, starting from their corporate internal structure to the management of their mergers and acquisitions.



The Trends in the Emerging Markets
James J. Hanks, Jr.

Business School Building, EN-606
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, September 3, 2010

New Media - UFM production.  Guatemala, August 2010
Camera: Jorge Samayoa, Mario Estrada; digital editing: Claudia de Obregón; index and synopsis: Sergio Bustamante; content reviser: Sofía Díaz; publication: Carlos Petz/Daphne Ortiz





James J. Hanks, Jr. is adjunct professor of law at Cornell…