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MBA acquisitions are so hot right now

via Morning Brew

Business school grads turn to a growing alternative career path after graduation.

MBA grads used to buy new suits for their desk jobs. Now, they acquire entire companies.

That’s part of a recent business phenomenon called “entrepreneurship through acquisition,” or ETA. Unlike the venture capital model, ETA involves buying an existing company rather than starting one from scratch. And it’s surging in popularity in business school lecture halls.