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Acquisition Strategies in European Emerging Markets

  • Klaus E. Meyer
  • Saul Estrin

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. FDI in European Emerging Economies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Klaus E. Meyer, Delia Ionasçu, Przemysław Kulawczuk, Anna Szcześniak, Zoltán Antal-Mokos, Krisztina Tóth et al.
      Pages 27-39
  3. Acquisitions: Business Strategy and Economic Policy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 41-41
    2. Klaus E. Meyer
      Pages 43-57
    3. Krisztina Tóth
      Pages 58-71
    4. Jamie Anderson, Zoltán Antal-Mokos
      Pages 72-83
    5. Mieczysław Bąk, Przemysław Kulawczuk, Anna Szcześniak
      Pages 84-93
    6. Klaus E. Meyer, Saul Estrin
      Pages 94-113
  4. Case Studies

About this book


This study investigates mergers and acquisitions in emerging economies. Combining a questionnaire survey with eleven case studies in Poland, Hungary and Lithuania, it develops a dynamic perspective of international acquisitions, and a refined acquisition typology. Implications are derived for managers and policy makers, and for scholarly research.


Acquisition brand business business strategy Central Europe emerging markets foreign direct investment growth Hungary institutions investment management mergers Mobile strategic alliance

Editors and affiliations

  • Klaus E. Meyer
    • 1
  • Saul Estrin
    • 2
  1. 1.Reading University Business SchoolReadingUK
  2. 2.Business and SocietyLondon Business SchoolUK

About the editors

JAMIE ANDERSON Senior lecturer in Strategy and Innovation, European School of Management and Technology, Germany ZOLTAN ANTAL- MOKOS Associate Professor of Strategy, European School of Management and Technology, Germany MIECZYSLAW BAK Institute for Private Enterprise and Democracy, Poland ANDREAS BAUER Professor of Marketing, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary VALDONE DARSKUVIENE Associate Professor of Finance, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas and Baltic Management Institute, Vilinius, Lithuania DELIA IONASCU Assistant Professor of Economics, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark CAMILLA JENSEN Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark PRZEMYSLAW KULAWCZUK Department of Economics, University of Gdansk and Institute for Private Enterprise and Democracy, Poland ANNA SZCZESNIAK Institute for Private enterprise and Democracy, Poland KRISTINA SIMKUTE Research Assistant, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark KRISZTINA TOTH Senior Assistant Professor, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary

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