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Buying companies for new competencies: Is it worth it?

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In fast-moving industries, large companies are increasingly using acquisitions as a strategy to obtain new competencies from smaller firms.


When Rahul Kapoor, a PhD candidate in strategy at INSEAD, became interested in acquisitions, he noticed that although many promising hi-tech start-ups were being acquired, technological progress seemed to stall after the acquisition.

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http://knowledge.insead.edu/acquisitions.cfm

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