Mergers & Acquisitions

Walmart & Polymorph: An Aligned Acquisition

Walmart recently gave us a great example of how to think outside the box regarding strategic acquisitions by focusing on a more holistic alliance, rather than solely purchasing cash flow or controlling the supply chain.

Walmart & Polymorph: An Aligned Acquisition

 

By acquiring the digital ad platform Polymorph Labs, management made another investment in their transformation from a brick-and-mortar to a multi-channel experience. The success of e-commerce giant Amazon makes an easy case to purchase e-commerce organizations as a growth strategy, however, the innovation and synergy related to the Polymorph buy ties into management’s broader vision to blur the lines of online and in-store.

 

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Winning the M&A Game – Case Study

Acquiring a business can be a great way to quickly expand into new product lines and markets. On the other hand, selling a business or merging operations can provide access to valuable capital needed for growth, innovation and profitability. When these two transactions come together seamlessly in a single business deal, everybody wins.READ MORE