Essays about: "mergers and acquisitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 essays containing the words mergers and acquisitions.

  1. 1. To Deal or not to Deal The Impact of Uncertainty on Corporate Finance Transactions

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lorenzo Anolli; [2017]
    Keywords : uncertainty; IPO; corporate debt; corporate finance transactions; policy uncertainty;

    Abstract : In this paper, we analyze to what extent uncertainty levels have historically impacted corporate finance transaction flows. Over 16 years and 8 countries, we first build an uncertainty index (UIX) and then we put it to work to assess the effect of uncertainty on debt issuance, equity issuance, and mergers and acquisitions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Financial Advisor Reputation and Value Creation in M&As - Evidence from the Scandinavian Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emil Esbjörnsson; Johan Lövstrand; [2016]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; Financial Advisor; Scandinavia; Reputation; Top-Tier; Cumulative Abnormal Returns; Value Creation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : In contrast to previous studies, we show a significant positive effect offinancial advisor reputation on cumulative abnormal returns. In M&Ascompleted in Scandinavia between 2000 and 2015, top-tier advisorscreate 1.32% higher abnormal returns to the acquiring firms’shareholders. READ MORE

  3. 3. Merger Failure within the Integration Process & the Contributing Extent of Human Resources

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Heiða Kristín Másdóttir; Maja Spoljarik; [2016]
    Keywords : Human Recourses; Mergers and Acquisitions; Success Failure; Integration process; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the role of the Human Resource (HR) departments in the success orfailure of the Merger or Acquisition (M&A) process. Through M&As, companies aim to gainstrategic advantages by obtaining another company’s core competences, buying theirbiggest competitor or building a stronger organization by merging with another. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessment of anti-innovative mergers in high technology markets. What kind of substantive test should be done to protect innovation?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Marina Trattner; [2016]
    Keywords : innovation; Mergers and acquisitions; high-tech markets; Big Data; competition; antitrust standard; dynamic efficiency; disruptive innovation; non-price considerations; substantive test; SIEC test; RTP test; reduction of technological progress; anti-innovative mergers; harm to innovation.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Den här uppsatsen undersöker de avancerade metoder av effektivt innovationsskydd under företagskoncentrationsprövningar som finns i USA och EU. Syftet är att finna synergier mellan dessa två system och föreslå nödvändiga förbättringar av det europeiska systemet genom att introducera innovation som en reell standardför prövning, inkludera dynamisk effektivitet, omstörtande innovation och icke-prisöverväganden i analysen samt skapa ett nytt och förbättrat materiellt test (RTP - reduktion av teknologisk progress) för prövning av sådanaföretagskoncentrationer som kan skada innovation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Value Creation of Intellectual Property in Mergers and Acquisitions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mark Wallertoft; Philip Stenholm; [2016]
    Keywords : mergers and acquisitions; intellectual property; patents; value creation; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the shareholder value creation of IP in M&A. Using a unique patent-M&A data set over the period 2006 to 2016, we show that acquirers of companies holding IP gain significantly more shareholder value than acquirers of targets not holding IP. READ MORE