Acquiring a taste for acquisitions


According to the chief executive officers of 440 fast-growing U.S. companies with revenues ranging from $1 million to $50 million, acquisitions are becoming a key to growth. Acquiring companies have achieved revenues 2.4 times higher than similar nonacquiring companies.

Source: Coopers & Lybrand Trendsetter Barometer survey.



 

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