Mergers & Acquisitions in Pharma Industry

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A Successful International Merger in India:
GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical industry

Table of Contents:
Abstract Part I –Introduction Research Objective and justifications
Report Outline Part-II Industry Description GSK-The Big Picture Factors for success in India References Part-III Literature review Chapter One –Merger: An Introduction 1.1 Introduction 1.2 The Main Idea
1.3 Types of Merger 1.4 Reasons for International M&A
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This is the special alchemy of Merger and Acquisitions. When two firms, often about the same size, agree to go forward as a new single company rather than remain separately owned and operated, a merger happens. Mergers facilitate synergies between the merged companies, generate efficiency, competitiveness, and increase the economies of scale, spreading costs, acquiring new technology over a large customer base. By this Research paper I have attempted implications of the successful merger from July 05, 2000 till date in Glaxo Wellcome with Smith Kline Beecham. GlaxoSmithKline plc is a leading research-based pharmaceutical company of the world, has had a presence in India since 1924, and is a leading pharmaceutical company in the country today, employing more than 20,000 people. GSK India is organized into three business segment: Pharmaceuticals the predominant business, Agrivet Farm care and Qualigens Fine Chemicals. In this Research paper, discussions have been focused on the merger between Glaxo Wellcome and SmithKline Beecham pharmaceutical company. The activities and reasons behind the merger, benefits of merger and the implications of GlaxoSmithKline Pharma Company in international business Research and Development, product development and key success factors in Indian market have been elaborated in the context of Indian market with a view to provide knowledge of the market nature. I have
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