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Consolidation benefits companies with stable balance sheets and large amounts of cash flow. This lowers their cost of borrowing and increases the amount of money they can borrow to finance acquisitions. Consolidation decreases competition and increases the price of the products, which increases the margins for the remaining firms in the industry. Consolidation also brings economies of scale in acquiring inputs and producing outputs of the product. Global consolidation will benefit companies with dominance of large local markets. … "Global Consolidation" has a significant impact, so an analyst should put more weight into it. "Global Consolidation" will have a long-term positive impact on the this entity, which adds to its value.