Identification and evaluation of corporations for merger and acquisition strategies using patent information and text mining

@article{Park2013IdentificationAE,
  title={Identification and evaluation of corporations for merger and acquisition strategies using patent information and text mining},
  author={Hyunseok Park and Janghyeok Yoon and Kwangsoo Kim},
  journal={Scientometrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={97},
  pages={883-909}
}
This paper proposes a framework to identify and evaluate companies from the technological perspective to support merger and acquisition (M&A) target selection decision-making. This employed a text mining-based patent map approach to identify companies which can fulfill a specific strategic purpose of M&A for enhancing technological capabilities. The patent map is the visualized technological landscape of a technology industry by using technological proximities among patents, so companies which… CONTINUE READING