Effects of business combinations on the competitive environment

Florentina Moisescu, Аnа-Mаriа Golomoz


This paper deals with the results of the businesses combinations and the advantages felt in solving the problems of certain entities, the extension on other markets or obtaining increased quotas on the market. Also, businesses combinations can generate disadvantages regarding the access to credits or negative effects on the salary. A business combination is based on taking risks an has advantages as well as disadvantages, on both the short and the long term, while the decision of making it has in view the development strategy of the organisation. The aim of the paper is to analyze and balance the benefits and disadvantages of business combinations. It is questioned the need to use this method and its use only for the advantages obtained despite the existing disadvantages.


businesses combinations; accounting; method; advantages

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