Essays about: "shareholders of european companies"

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  1. 1. European Takeover Law and the Freedom of Establishment: Towards Efficient Regulation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Christopher Phiri; [2018]
    Keywords : European Takeover Bids Directive; Disclosure Requirements; Mandatory Bid Rule; Board Neutrality Rule; Breakthrough Rule; Squeeze-Out Right; Sell-Out Right; Independent Expert Opinion; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Takeover Bids Directive has been at the centre of criticism since it was adopted on 21 April 2004. This study adds a voice to the enduring discourse on the extent to which the Directive is fit for purpose. READ MORE

  2. 2. Employee engagement in CSR strategy making : Understanding SMEs’ behavior towards stakeholders and CSR

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Jens Willem Woestenburg; Raquel Steffler Machado; [2018]
    Keywords : CSR; Corporate Social Responsibility; CSR in SMEs; Small Medium Size Enterprises; stakeholder engagement; employee engagement; stakeholder theory;

    Abstract : SMEs make up a large part of the global economy. Only in Sweden, for example, SMEs account for 61,3% of value added and employment (European Commision, 2016, p. 2). With such impressive presence, these firms exert a large impact on society and the environment. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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