I have four finance questions that can be answered in as little as six sentences if sufficient.

I have four finance questions that can be answered in as little as six sentences if sufficient. 100% Original work

please, thank you. ATTACHMENT PREVIEW Download attachment1)This is case that ended without a Merger nor Acquisition, whereby A T & T wasattempting to acquire T- Mobile. This case really demonstrates the various stakeholdersinvolved, aside from the shareholders of both companies. Try to find some informationon the internet as to the position of various stakeholders, and why they have thisposition? This possible acquisition was announced in 2011; by 2012 US Governmentagencies had stopped the acquisition on anti-trust grounds.1. Department of Justice did not allow this merger, and the Federal CommunicationsCommission also challenged the merger in court. How big were the anti-trust issues?2. The competitors: Mainly Verizon – What was Verizon’s market positioning andstrategy? Would Verizon and Sprint have been happy that they may have become thebest quality service provider among the “New Top Three” competitors in the USmarket? Were Verizon and Sprint concerned about having to deal with a largercompetitor?3. A T & T has a reputation for worst service provider among the top four companiesin the US market. (vs. T-Mobile, Verizon & Sprint). What do you think service qualitywould have been with this combination?2)This case really demonstrates the interests of various powerful stakeholders: USGovernment, labor unions, consumers, competitors and a regulated industry.Some very important questions here should deal with consumer satisfaction, and howconsumers define quality of service. Will the further erosion of competition lead to thedecline in quality of service and the decline in price competition ?Again, a major question here is: Does AT&T have a good service quality reputation?On the other hand, if the AT&T – T-Mobile deal was to be approved by the USGovernment, the combination may have been forced by the Government to divest some

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View the Answerof their markets. This may have benefited some of the smaller competitors, such asVerizon.3)Note the possible “brand management” problems at Men’s Wearhouse & Jos. A Bank:On March 11, 2014, Men’s Wearhouse (MW) bought Jos. A Bank for $1.8 Billion (at aprice of $65 per share). This $65 per share price was at a 56% premium or at $23.34 pershare over the Oct. 8, 2013 price (at $41.66 per share) of Jos. A Bank.The two companies combined have 1,700 US stores, and are planning to open 100additional stores.In the press release after the acquisition, the two companies basically said: The deal willenable $100 – $150 million cost savings synergies over three years from purchasingefficiencies, streamlined customer service and reduced marketing spending.The March 11, 2014, acquisition date closing stock price of the Men’s Wearhouse (withJos. A. Bank) was $57.14 per share.The stock price has been on a declining trend. As of Feb. 1, 2016, the company formed aholding company, Tailored Brands to own and operate Men’s Wearhouse, Jos. A Bank,and possibly other brands in the future. Actually, at this point, the formation of theholding company is only a name change; however, the historic prices of Men’sWearhouse no longer appear on the Yahoo Finance Stock chart.The now symbol for Tailored Brands isTLRDon the NYSE.On its first day of trading, Feb. 1, 2016, TLRD closed at $13.02 per share.Today,Feb. 8, 2016, it is trading at $11.73 per share.

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