I’ve been zooming out to gain a broader perspective of how finance and innovation interact in the economy for my work with the #FounderFriendlyStandard.
I asked the question: How much more money do companies invest in mergers & acquisitions (M&A) than in research and development (R&D)?
Here is the statistic that I found:
The above stat comes from merging two data sources.
The first data source is Mergers & Acquisitions United States from the Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions, and Alliances (IMAA).Continue reading