Mergers and acquisitions as a component of management of economic security in the conditions of instability of geopolitical situation

Viktoriya Gonchar, Oleksandr Kalinin, Kateryna Polupanova


Introduction Today there is a new trend in geopolitical architecture: on the one hand there are some trends in the introduction of protectionism and / or even isolationism in global processes, on the other hand global trends continue to increasingly influence economic and social activity of communities around the world. Security issues are becoming increasingly important over time and this is important not only in terms of politics and defense but also the economy. That is why it is necessary to consider new markets, especially during their formation and even unattractive from an investment point of view. This is exactly the Ukrainian market and one of the elements of improving its investment attractiveness is the intensification of mergers and acquisitions.

 Purpose The purpose of this article is to study the Ukrainian trends in the management of mergers and acquisitions in the context of national economic security. The task of the article is to study the theoretical aspects of management and planning of mergers and acquisitions and their positive impact on the economic security of the country; analyze the strategies used by enterprises in concluding such agreements; develop solutions to improve the country's economic security management system.

 Method (methodology) The following general scientific methods were used in the research process: analysis and synthesis, grouping and systematization of identifying the essence of economic security and mergers and acquisitions, their structure, principles of formation, development of the concept of diagnosing the effectiveness of investor attraction systems and control; inductions and deductions - to generalize the theoretical aspects of the peculiarities of the formation of economic security; statistical and economic - to assess the effectiveness of mergers and acquisitions.

Results The extent to which the number of mergers and acquisitions and the country's investment attractiveness, one aspect of its economic security system, is linked. Economic security must be based on an effective management system for attracting finance to the country. The systems of ranking countries by indicators of ease of doing business were analyzed. An analysis of the actions of the Ukrainian authorities to improve the economic security system in terms of improving investment attractiveness. A retrospective analysis of mergers and acquisitions by industry was conducted. According to research in this area, these processes in Ukraine are unique and unique in their own way, but they can also be taken into account when analyzing investment prospects in countries with a strong state presence in economic processes. Non-traditional sources of value creation, such as the environment, social responsibility and corporate governance, are increasingly considered and taken into account by transaction participants in strategic decision-making and financial and economic analysis, as they focus on maintaining and maximizing revenue from high valuation. value and active demand. The article analyzed several hypotheses, such as the impact of the country's ranking in the Doing Business list (World Bank Ranking), the relationship between the impact of cultural factors (language) in the region and business activity in it, which can stimulate M&A processes.The reasons for the popularity of some industries and lack of activity in other industries are identified. In general, it is established that the enterprises of the new economy are more easily integrated into the world economic space.


economic security; mergers and acquisitions; investments; enterprises; financing; regulation

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