Course title: Bus 508-Contemporary Business
Use the Internet to research a publicly traded company in the United States that has undergone a merger or acquisition within the last three (3) years. Take note of the circumstances surrounding the merger or acquisition. I. Examine the circumstances that resulted in the merger or acquisition for the selected company. Speculate on two (2) reasons why the resulting decision to merge or to acquire / be acquired was made.
Public traded company in United States that has undergone a merger within the last three years was the merger between American Airlines and US Airways Group on December 9, 2013. The merged airline inherits …show more content…
The airline provides the following list of things it has done for travelers since January. Two examples of those effects now that the merger has been completed are;
The opportunity to earn and redeem AA advantage miles when flying on American or US Airways, with all eligible travel on either airline counting toward elite status qualification in the program of your choice.
Select reciprocal benefits for elite status members when flying airline, including first and business class check-in, complimentary checked bags, and priority security and boarding (Carey&Nicas, 2013).
III. Examine the organizational structure that has resulted from the merger or acquisition. Analyze the major differences between the resulting company and the original two (2)