Understanding the Pros and Cons of Horizontal and Vertical Acquisitions in the Tech Industry

mergers & acquisitions in technology

Mergers & Acquisitions in Technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) are essential to the growth and expansion of technology industry companies. Horizontal Acquisitions and Vertical Acquisitions are two common types of mergers and acquisitions. Horizontal Acquisitions entail the acquisition of a company that operates in the same market as the acquiring firm. For instance, a company […]

Vertical and Horizontal Acquisitions in Healthcare M&A

Vertical and Horizontal Acquisitions in Healthcare M&A

M&A activity is the primary source of growth in the healthcare industry. In healthcare M&A, Vertical and Horizontal Acquisitions are key strategies to facilitate growth. A Vertical Acquisition occurs when a hospital acquires a company that provides a service, while a Horizontal Acquisition takes place when a hospital acquires another hospital.[1] Horizontal and Vertical Acquisitions […]