Essays about: "Controlling minority"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words Controlling minority.

  1. 1. Set for Success? Minority Blockholders and Firm Value

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Lindfors; Louise Sjödin; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Minority Blockholders; Firm Value; Voting Power; Excess Votes; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the firm value effect of the relative voting power between the minority blockholders and the largest shareholder in firms, and the excess voting rights relative to capital rights for minority blockholders. The Holdings database was used to collect detailed ownership data on a sample of 266 listed Swedish firms corresponding to 1 781 firm-year while financial data were retrieved from Orbis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Payout policy in family firms : A study on payout levels and dividend smoothing in Sweden

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

    Author : Patrick Bolin; Carl Widerberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Family firms; payouts; dividends; dual-class shares; expropriation; dividend smoothing;

    Abstract : This study investigates payouts in Swedish family firms by focusing on both the level and speed of adjustment of dividends. In addition, the use of dual-class shares in family firms is examined to further identify potential drivers of payout differences between family-controlled companies and non-family firms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ownership Structure's Effect on Dividend Payout Policy - A study on controlling shareholders' effect on dividend payout ratios of Swedish listed firms through a corporate governance perspective

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Matilda Dieden Bengtsson; Mikaela Österberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ownership Structure; Nasdaq OMX Stockholm; Agency Costs; Dividend Payout; Controlling Shareholder;

    Abstract : Swedish firms' distinct ownership structures with high prevalence of controlling shareholders and separation of ownership and control via the use of dual class shares creates potential for large conflicts of interests between controlling shareholders and minority shareholders. Dividend payouts can act as a device for restricting these agency conflicts by disgorging cash to minority shareholders. READ MORE

  4. 4. Controlling minority shareholders' effect on value creation in M&A transactions

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

    Author : Frida Ericsson; Sofia Knobel; [2018]
    Keywords : M A; Corporate Governance; ; Minority Expropriation; Ownership Structure;

    Abstract : We examine the effect of having a controlling minority shareholder (CMS controller) - who holds a large fraction of a firm's voting rights without a proportional investment in the cash flow rights - on the extent of value creation from M&A transactions in Sweden. The data sample consists of 263 M&A transactions between 2003 and 2013, of which 109 were undertaken by firms with a CMS controller. READ MORE

  5. 5. What are we protecting? - A study of the Swedish regulation of deal protection arrangements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Marcus Gustavsson; [2018]
    Keywords : associationsrätt; bolagsrätt; company law; law and economics; aktiemarknadsrätt; stock exchange law; comparative law; komparativ rätt; företagsförvärv; takeover; m a; aktiebolagsrätt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The thesis evaluates and examines the effects of the Swedish regulation of deal protection arrangements by looking to the impact of the provision on the Swedish capital market and target shareholders. The foundations of the Swedish takeover regulation are examined by presenting and arguing the relevant provisions in, and relationship between, stock exchange law, corporate law and EU law. READ MORE