INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT COMPANIES

STEEL-ALU

  • Vertical Integration-control
  • Scarcity

Novartis

  • Diversify
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Related?
  • Regulation

Airlines

  • Mergers and acquisitions are hard to pull off: challenging
  • Mature industry
  • No synergies

Nokia-Siemens

  • 50/50
  • Sharing risk/technology
  • Speed
  • Synergies

Intel

  • Restructuring
  • Downsizing
  • Downscoping

Sprint-Nextel

  • Stop bleeding
  • Cultural issues
  • Bad service
  • Merger

KKR/Tribune/IAC

  • Buyouts
  • LBO-Raising capital throughout debt; goal is to
  • LBO Again: Portfolio of TVs, cubs (sell-off unrelated part)
  • IAC-Divestment; Barry Diller
  • Restructuring better through buyouts and divestment

AUTO Alliances

  • Synergies-research and development
  • Speed

Software

  • Mergers
  • Integration problems
  • Backward integration

Loreal

  • Multidomestic
  • Uni-Diversification Global?
  • VF-China-Joint Venture

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