ABSTRACT

Effects of Mergers charts the history of six industries with a view to examining the effects of mergers. It deals both with the short and long-term effects of changes in the structure of industry and looks at issues such as whether mergers are in the public interest.

The industries covered are: Cement, Textile Printing, Soap, Glass, Motor and Brewing.

Some comparative material with industries in the USA is included.

chapter 1|7 pages

Introduction

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of Mergers

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of the Formation of the APCM

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of the same name, for a

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Price Agreements, 1900-10

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The Second Combine, 19ll

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29

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of Mergers

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of Output Between the Companies in 1928

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CHAPTER -3 4

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Price Stability, 1934-9

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55

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Conclusions

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of Mergers

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APPENDIXHALL AND

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THE CALICO PRINTING INDUSTRY

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CHAPTER Introduction

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Before the Merger, 1850-1900

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of the Calico Printers' Association Ltd

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The Early Years of the Association,

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14

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The Declining Industry, 1918-39

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CHAPTER -5 4

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The Role of the Combine, (a) 1919-54

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APPENDIX

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THE SOAP INDUSTRY

chapter 1|2 pages

Introduction

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Expansion Without Acquisitions, 1885-1906

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The Abortive Combine, I906

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The Period of Acquisitions, I906-21

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It probably true that when the Sub-Committee reported no sub-

It achieved this

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Period

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Conclusions

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THEFLAT -G LASS INDUSTRY

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Introduction

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Establishment

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Hartley ' s -

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14

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of Mergers

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Industry Since 1918

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It has

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CHAPTER Conclusions

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THEMOTOR INDUSTRY

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CHAPTER Introduction

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of Mergers

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The Early Experimental Years, I896-1901

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of Small-scale Competition, 1902-22 363

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The Beginning of Mass Production, I923-9

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Price and Model Competition, I930-9

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Post-war Expansion, I945-55

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A Comparison with the USA

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Conclusions

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THE BREWING INDUSTRY

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chapter 1|6 pages

Introduction

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ContinuousConcentration

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Conclusions

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of Mergers

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GENERAL CONCLUSIONS

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of Conclusions about Mergers 429

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of Mergers

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INDEX

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Index

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