Essays about: "Cross-Border Acquisitions"

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  1. 1. Reference Point Prices in Mergers and Acquisitions and the Influence of Information Asymmetry: Evidence From the UK

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Axel Olofsson Lauri; [2020]
    Keywords : Anchoring; Reference points; Information asymmetry; Mergers and acquisitions; 52-week high;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role of past peaks in target share prices as reference points in mergers and acquisitions in the UK, with a focus on target 52-week high share prices. The results indicate that there is a positive, non-linear relationship between past peak share prices and offer prices. READ MORE

  2. 2. Organizational culture and its implications on post-acquisition integration : A case study of a merger between two entrepreneurial firms

    University essay from KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.); KTH/Maskinkonstruktion (Inst.)

    Author : Hanna Thorwid; Niklas Vinge; [2020]
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    Abstract : Abstract Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is an important economic phenomenon, utilized by companies to expand their market share and achieve rapid growth. However, studies imply that a majority of M&As fail to deliver anticipated value, which has led to a vast amount of research investigating why. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Finance Mergers and Acquisitions on Short-Term Performance of Acquiring Companies : An Event Study Focused on the British Isles

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Juan Jose Ramos Nogales; Kreshnik Elshani; [2020]
    Keywords : Event Study; Mergers and Acquisitions; Abnormal Returns; Cumulative Abnormal Returns; Market Model; Finance; British Isles.;

    Abstract : Background: Mergers and acquisitions (M&A’s) are common ways for businesses to expand, compete, and maintain in competitive business environments. A strongly debated question in literature is whether or not these M&A’s provide measurable benefits, as factors such as industry, geographic location, and regulations play key roles in the impacts of the M&A’s. READ MORE

  4. 4. A legal perspective on biotechnology patents in mergers and acquisitions transactions in the European Union and the United States

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

    Author : Matti Antela; [2020]
    Keywords : Legal perspective; biotechnology; patentability; mergers and acquisitions; regulatory environment.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses different aspects of the legal perspective on the patentability, valuation, and scope of biotech patents in the European Union and the United States when mergers & acquisitions transactions are in question. To facilitate mergers & acquisition of a biotechnology company a specific regulatory environment must be established, particularly what effects the most such transactions when the biotech company is in question. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Analysis of M&A Activity in the European SME Market and Value Drivers of Post-Merger Performance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Callum Hutchinson; Lukas Beckmann; [2020]
    Keywords : Mergers and Acquisitions; SMEs; M A Performance; Europe; M A Success Factors; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Abstract This thesis investigates the impacts pre-merger characteristics play in long-term post-merger performance from a sample of small and medium sized enterprises whom conducted M&A activity within the European Union between the time period of 2011-2013. Using data collected, a quantitative analysis was performed to measure the impact of six separate factors on post-merger performance analyzing the abnormal ROA through the inclusion of pre-merger performance as a control variable. READ MORE