Horizontal merger

 

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Horizontal merger

A merger involving two or more firms in the same industry that are both at the same stage in the production cycle; that is, two or more competitors.



Horizontal merger

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Horizontal integration

Horizontal integration

Production of different varieties of the same product, or different products at the same level of processing, within a single firm. This may, but need not, take place in subsidiaries in different countries.


Horizontal spread

Horizontal spread

The simultaneous purchase and sale of two options that differ only in their expiration dates.


Horizontal analysis

Horizontal analysis

The process of dividing each expense item of a given year by the same expense item in the base year. It allows assessment of changes in the relative importance of expense items over time and the behavior of expense items as sales change.


Horizontal acquisition

Horizontal acquisition

Merger between two companies producing similar goods or services.


Horizontal intraindustry trade

Horizontal intraindustry trade

Intraindustry trade in which the exports and imports are at the same stage of processing. Likely due to product differentiation. Contrasts with vertical IIT.




 
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