Essays about: "mergers and acquisitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 190 essays containing the words mergers and acquisitions.

  1. 1. A Short Walk on Wall Street - Does Short Selling Exposure Improve M&A Quality?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Julius Lühr; Daniel Schmidt; [2018]
    Keywords : Short Selling; Mergers Acquisitions; Corporate Governance; Regulation SHO; Governance by Trade;

    Abstract : We examine whether short sellers are a source of effective corporate governance in the context of M&A. Using a sample of 9,386 U.S. mergers & acquisitions from 2002 to 2016, we find that acquirers subject to more short interest experience significantly higher announcement period abnormal stock returns. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Two-tale Test of IFRS 3's Implications on Swedish Mergers and Acquisitions - Has the transition to an indefinite life of Goodwill changed managers acquisition behavior and the acquisition performance?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för redovisning och finansiering

    Author : Niclas Nyqvist; Karin Blommegård; [2018]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; IFRS 3; Goodwill; Discretion Potential; Signaling Theory;

    Abstract : In this thesis we aim to answer two questions: (i) has the implementation of IFRS 3 changed manager's acquisition behavior; (ii) and does it have an impact on acquisition performance? The implementation of IFRS 3 in 2004 materially changed the way acquisitions are accounted for and reviewed. Advocators argue for increased transparency and accountability for M&As subsequent performance, while others fear increased managerial discretion. READ MORE

  3. 3. Data in European Competition Law. Innovation, consumer welfare, and politics in European merger control.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Hampus Stålholm Holmqvist; [2017-11-14]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with the role of data in European competition law. By examining the role of data in mergers and acquisitions where the suspected rationale of the buying company is to decrease the competition it is facing, this thesis takes a speculative idea and turns it into a testable hypothesis: “is competition law equipped to handle the role of data in today’s economy?” The research focuses on defining a product market for data, what constitutes market power in that market, and how a competitive assessment in a merger review may be influenced by considering to role of data in the deal at hand. READ MORE

  4. 4. Finding that right balance. A case of two globally merging MNCs’ subsidiaries and their local integration process.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Johanna Ehrby; Nils Florén; [2017-07-27]
    Keywords : Multinational corporation; Headquarters-Subsidiary relations; Merger and Acquisitions; Subsidiary; Headquarter; Integration process; Communication; Transnational solution;

    Abstract : MSc in International Business and Trade.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Dual-class share structure in the context of M&As: An empirical analysis of deals from Swedish public acquirers during 2001-2015

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Ulla Karasek; Ying Ying Huang; [2017]
    Keywords : Dual-class share structure; Mergers and acquisitions; Active ownership; Minority expropriation;

    Abstract : In a sample of 665 firm-year observations of 206 Swedish public acquirers listed on NASDAQ Stockholm or NGM during the period 2001-2015, the thesis discusses the prevalence of dual-class structure and evaluates its effects on M&A decisions and performance. During the observation period, the percentage of dual-class companies has slightly declined from 57. READ MORE