Essays about: "A takeover"

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  1. 1. Entertainement [!] for faster driving takeovers : Designing games for faster and safer takeovers on level 3 self-driving cars

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Luca Di Luccio; [2020]
    Keywords : Level 3 self-driving car; onboard entertainment; context switching; low fidelity simulator;

    Abstract : The upcoming level 3 generation of self-driving vehicles will be characterized by the freedom of not having the driver’s hands on the steering wheel. This acquired freedom is posing new challenges on the traditional passenger comfort paradigm as the drivers will spend a higher amount of time doing non-driving tasks (NDRT). READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Financial Advisors on Risk Arbitrage Spreads: Evidence from Nordic Takeover Bids

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gustav Berg; Erik Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : Financial Advisors; Mergers and Acquisitions; Risk Arbitrage; Arbitrage Spreads;

    Abstract : Following the announcement of a public takeover bid, the target firm's stock price generally adjusts towards the offer price. However, these rarely converge, and the percentage difference that emerges forms what is commonly referred to as the risk arbitrage spread. READ MORE

  3. 3. Predicting Corporate Takeover Outcomes Using Machine Learning

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Gustav Furenmo; [2020]
    Keywords : Random Forest; LASSO; Logistic Regression; Merger Arbitrage; Takeover Prediction; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to investigate if the machine learning based classification procedure, Random Forest, provides superior prediction performance compared to a logistic regression model fitted using the LASSO framework, when predicting outcomes in corporate takeover situations. This is done in the context of merger arbitrage, an event-driven investment strategy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Breaking the Stereotype of Chinese Acquisitions in Italy : An Empirical Study on Italian Target Firm Performance and the Influential Factors Affecting it

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Luyi Chen; Sofia Poggi; [2020]
    Keywords : FDI from emerging countries; M A; Chinese acquisition in Italy; target firm performance; influential factors; SOE; POE; prior experience in developed countries; level of relatedness;

    Abstract : The purpose of this research is to assess the impact of Chinese acquisitions on Italian target firm performance, and explore which characteristics of the acquirer can determine a change of it. First, a Paired-Samples T-test has been applied to appreciate the difference between pre-and post-acquisition performance on 27 sample companies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are Acquirers Willing to Pay More for Strong ESG Performance?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Nadine Kranck; Sofie Lehtimäki; [2020]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; Takeover Premium; ESG; CSR; Sustainability;

    Abstract : We examine whether environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance impacts European companies' deal premiums in 171 control bids during the past 10 years (2010-2019). Our sample consists of bids where an acquirer is seeking a majority stake of a public target firm for a transaction value exceeding USD 100 million. READ MORE