Essays about: "mergers and acquisitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 186 essays containing the words mergers and acquisitions.

  1. 1. 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]
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    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Risk Arbitrage: A study of predictive variables in Nordic corporate takeovers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Oskar Eriksson; Simon Skålberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Risk Arbitrage; Merger Arbitrage; Nordic Markets; Takeover Success Prediction; Mergers and Acquisitions; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The most critical element of doing risk arbitrage is the assessment of the out- come of a corporate takeover. Prediction models have been created in the past and successfully proven some variables in mergers and acquisitions to have a significant impact on the takeover outcome. However, these prediction models have mostly been created with U.S. READ MORE