Essays about: "mergers and acquisitions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 179 essays containing the words mergers and acquisitions.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Cultural diversity in the executive suite and international acquisition performance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Bram Fiselier; [2017]
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    Abstract : Many researchers tried to determine the performance effects of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, and what triggers this performance. This thesis contributes to this field of literature by investigating the role of cultural diversity within the executive board on acquisition performance. READ MORE

  5. 5. A Marriage of Cultures – A qualitative case study of cultural integration in the pre-stage of a merger

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Matilda Gerhamn; Klas Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions; cultural integration; pre-merger; organizational cultural change.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this thesis is to get a deeper understanding of cultural integration in the pre-stage of a merger process and by doing so also contribute to an understanding of merger outcomes. Research Question: How is cultural integration managed in the pre-merger stage and how is this perceived by employees? Methodology: Through an interpretative epistemological approach we developed a qualitative case study, where we simultaneously worked with theory and empirical material through an abductive approach. READ MORE