Conglomerate Merger: Definition & Examples

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The two types of conglomerate mergers are _____

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1. A _____ merger involves two companies that have nothing in common, like a pet food manufacturer and an auto body shop.

2. A _____ merger involves two companies that share some common characteristics, like a pizza chain merging with a hot sandwich chain.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you use the worksheet/quiz combo, you can check your understanding of conglomerate mergers. The meaning of this term and the different types of conglomerate mergers are covered on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to check your understanding of:

  • Advantages of a pure merger
  • Types of conglomerate mergers
  • Benefits of a mixed merger

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of conglomerate mergers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on conglomerate mergers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the benefits of a mixed merger

Additional Learning

Conglomerate Merger: Definition & Examples is a lesson you can use any time to complete the following goals:

  • Determine how pure mergers work
  • Compare and contrast pure mergers and mixed mergers
  • Identify the drawbacks of a mixed merger
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