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diversification


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Strategic acquisitions and investment in new activities, usually on an ‘arm's length’ basis by companies seeking to minimize financial risks by spreading them across different market sectors (e.g. Virgin operating both a train and airline service). Compare diagonal integration; horizontal integration; media ownership; vertical integration.

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