Essays about: "shareholders of european companies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words shareholders of european companies.

  1. 1. Too Big to Marry - A Quantitative Study of M&A Transactions Cancelled Due to Antitrust Authority's Veto in the United States and Europe

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Betty Andersson; Alexandros Kakarakis; [2017]
    Keywords : M A; Termination; Antitrust; Competition; Event study;

    Abstract : This study examines M&A transactions that have been terminated either due to strong antitrust scrutiny or an outright veto. In particular, the examination uses an event study method on the stock prices of involved companies as well as a difference-in-difference (DID) analysis on financial KPIs to determine the consequences of this event for the companies, their management as well as shareholders, with a sample of 91 terminated transactions and 136 companies distributed across the last twenty years. READ MORE

  2. 2. Corporate Currency Hedging through the Use of Derivatives An analysis on its effects and determinants on a European sample

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Marco Cazzola; Ioannis Ntarlantanis; [2016]
    Keywords : Corporate Risk Management; Foreign Exchange Exposure; Derivatives;

    Abstract : According to financial theory, corporate hedging increases shareholders' value in presence of imperfect capital markets. Empirical results backing this hypothesis have always been contradictory, showing different results depending on which kind of companies, industries, countries were analyzed and which proxy variables were deployed to assess this relationship. READ MORE

  3. 3. Doing Good While Being Good : A study of the relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility and the Swedish Companies Act

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Johan Djäken; [2016]
    Keywords : Aims of the Swedish Companies Act; Swedish Companies Act; SCA; company s interest; company s objects; contemporary CSR; corporate gifts; corporate governance; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR and Swedish corporate governance; de facto value transfers; duty of loyalty; duty of care; duties of the board; duties of the managing director; ESV; enlightened shareholder wealth maximization; executive compensation; fiduciary duties; profit purpose; purpose of the limited company; pluralist purpose; pyramidal ownership structure; value transfer framework; shareholder value model; shareholder primacy model; share buybacks; Swedish corporate governance; Swedish Code on Corporate Governance; ABL; aktiebolags syfte; aktiebolags vinstsyfte; aktiebolags verksamhetsföremål; aktieåterköp; aktieägarmodell; bolagsstyrelsens ansvar; CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR och svensk bolagsstyrning; förtäckta värdeöverföringar; företagsgåvor; institutionella ägare; korsägande; pluralistiskt vinstsyfte; pyramidägande; Svensk kod för bolagsstyrning; svensk bolagsstyrning; upplyst aktieägarmodell; verkställande direktörs ansvar; värdeöverföringsreglerna; värdeöverföringar;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the current interrelationship between the provisions contained in the Swedish Company Act (2005:551) and activities related to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) pursued by companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm. The focal point of this thesis could be argued to be of particular relevance in this day and age, as companies listed at Nasdaq Stockholm continue to perform at the top of the league in global sustainability performance measurements, and Swedish and European legislators have intensified their efforts to encourage businesses to operate in a way that does not incur unacceptable social costs to society. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cross-Border M&As of European Targets by Chinese and Indian Firms: Focus on Automotive Deals

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

    Author : Tim Danis; Johannes Konstantin Schmahl; [2013]
    Keywords : Cross-Border M A; Automotive Industry; China; India; BRICs; Value Creation; Event Study;

    Abstract : We examine 334 cross-border deals with European targets of Chinese, Indian and European acquirers in the period between 2000 and 2012. The paper is contributing to the growing research field of outbound emerging market cross-border acquisitions, in particular from China and India. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hedge Fund Activism in the Short and Long Run: An Empirical Study on the Italian Market

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Daniele Cipollone; [2012]
    Keywords : Hedge Fund; Activism; Italy; Event Study;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to provide a framework for understanding hedge fund involvement in the governance of Italian firms. The sample includes 113 significant investments (above 2% of market capitalization) in listed companies over the years 2006-2010, with the median holding period being 310 days, below the European average. READ MORE