Due to a large number of mergers, an investment fund has been created to allow investors to benefit from mergers. The fund records the spread or the amount remaining between the offer price and the trading price. The Westchester Capital Funds merger fund has been in existence since 1989. The fund invests in companies that have publicly announced a merger or acquisition. To invest in the fund, you need a minimum of $2,000 with an effort rate of 2.01%. Since its inception in 1989, the Fund has repaid 6.1% per year in 2989 on April 29, 2020. A conglomerate conglomerate merger Conglomerate Merger is an association between companies active in different sectors and active in different and unrelated activities. Conglomerate mergers are divided into pure conglomerates and mixed conglomerates. is a merger between companies that are completely independent.
There are two types of conglomerate mergers: pure and mixed. A product extension merger is a merger between companies that sell related products or services and operate in the same market. The merged company is able to consolidate its products and gain access to more consumers through a merger with product expansion. It is important to note that the products and services of the two companies are not equal, but they are linked. The key is that they use similar distribution channels and production processions or common or related supply chains. A famous example of horizontal fusion was that between HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Compaq in 2011. The successful merger of these two companies has spawned a global technology leader worth more than $87 billion. Vertical MergerVertikale FusionA vertical merger is a merger between two companies in the same sector, but at different stages of the production process. In other words, a vertical merger is a merger between companies operating along the same supply chain. Vertical merger is the combination of companies in a company`s production and distribution process. Reasons for vertical fusion include better quality control, better information flow throughout the supply chain and merger synergies. Anheuser-Busch InBev (BUD) is an example of how mergers and mergers work.
The company is the result of several mergers, consolidations and expansion of the beer market. The new anheuser-Busch InBev is the result of the mergers of three major international beverage companies: Interbrew (Belgium), Ambev (Brazil) and Anheuser-Busch (USA).