Video: Synergy: Does 1+1=3?

In another installment of our video series, I discuss what “Synergy” really means.  Synergy is a word that gets bandied around a lot in the world of M&A.  When discussing potential deals, companies often try to justify a mediocre deal by talking about all of the synergies that will result.  Really, though there are only two types of synergy – to find out what they are, watch the video:

What do you think?  Am I right? Or are there more types of synergy? Feel free to discuss below.