Essays about: "Corporate governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 286 essays containing the words Corporate governance.

  1. 1. Does Board Structure Impact IPO Underpricing? - Evidence from Sweden

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

    Author : Alex Torgersson; Marc Bergmann; Maria Lindholm; [2019]
    Keywords : Initial Public Offerings; Underpricing; Corporate Governance; Board Characteristics; Board Independence;

    Abstract : This paper applies a mixed research method and signaling theory to study the effect of certain board characteristics on IPO underpricing in Sweden. By examining 316 IPOs and 1,678 board members between 2014 and 2018 through various regressions, the analysis demonstrates that board size, board diversity, and education as a proxy for competence, are not correlated with underpricing. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rens Weerink; [2019]
    Keywords : board size; firm performance; uncertainty avoidance; corporate governance;

    Abstract : This study investigates the effect of board size on firm performance measured through return on assets. Furthermore, this study investigates how this relationship is influenced by uncertainty avoidance. An unbalanced global sample of more than 9,000 observations divided over 23 countries for the time period 2006 – 2016 is used to examine this. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Influence of Corporate Governance Quality and Growth Opportunities on Firms’ Payout Policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Rob te Velde; [2019]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Payout Policy; Dividend; Share Repurchases; Protection Rights.;

    Abstract : This paper examines the effect of corporate governance quality on firms’ payout policy. We analyze a global sample of 3,904 firms (25,773 firm-year observations) over the period 2002-2016. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Main Step -The Effects on Institutional Ownership of Moving from First North to The Swedish Main List

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maximilian Anstrén; Fredrik Mattsson; [2018-06-25]
    Keywords : Institutional Investors; Ownership Structure; Listing Change; Event Study; First North; Stockholm Stock Exchange; Difference in Differences; Investor Awareness;

    Abstract : Since NASDAQ’s alternative market place First North was first launched in 2006, many firms have considered the option of taking the next step to the Swedish main exchange – the Stockholm stock exchange. While the alternative marketplace offers much to the young and immature firms, many of them quickly grow up and wish to move on to a more mature marketplace. READ MORE

  5. 5. State ownership, Corporate governance, and Corporate performance:Lessons from China’s mixed-owned enterprises

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Zihao Wang; [2018]
    Keywords : State ownership; corporate governance; corporate performance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In the past 30 years, the Chinese government has promoted ownership reform and corporate governance reform to improve the performance of SOEs. Simultaneously, China has come to the era of MOEs. There has been growing empirical studies that consider the effects of corporate governance and state ownership on MOEs’ performance. READ MORE