takeover presentation by ib3kJV4


									Merger When two companies
agree to join together to form
one new company.

In 2006 Boots merged with
Alliance Unichem a European
Health care distribution group.

        Alliance Unichem
Advantages   Disadvantages
Takeover is said to occur when
control of a firm is bought by another
company. A buyer gains control by
buying 50% of the shares

In 1989 Boots decided to Diversify.
It bought Halfords the car and cycle
retailer and payless the home
improvement chain.
Advantages   Disadvantages
The board of directors decided to concentrate on
their core business. They sold Payless in 1990 and
Halfords in 2002

      Advantages                Disadvantages

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