Essays about: "Debt to equity ratio"

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  1. 1. What are the main factors impacting the discount to net asset value? - A case study of Investor AB

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Alva Engström; Filippa Frithz; [2017]
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    Abstract : The discount to net asset value for investment companies has puzzled both the world of academics as well as the investment companies themselves. This thesis aims to examine how the Swedish investment company Investor AB can combat this market inefficiency by analysing the main factors impacting the discount to net asset value over the time period 2006:M12-2016:M12. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Leverage Effect - Uncovering the true nature of U.S. asymmetric volatility

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christoffer Dahlvid; Per Granberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Leverage effect; asymmetric volatlity; firm specific variables; volatility; GJR-GARCH; EGARCH; panel data; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is the leverage effect i.e. asymmetric volatility. The leverage effect describes the negative relationship between asset value and volatility. READ MORE

  3. 3. Structural Modelling of Credit Spreads on the European Bond Market: An Empirical Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Marcus Zethraeus; Magnus Roos; [2017]
    Keywords : Structural models; Merton model; Black Cox model; European corporate bond spreads; Mathematics and Statistics;

    Abstract : This thesis empirically tests the explanatory power of structural models on the European corporate bond market. Using new evaluation methods, including LASSO and gradient boosting regression, we can provide an in-depth assessment of the models’ shortcomings. READ MORE

  4. 4. What is the optimal capital structure for PS Partner, a private company, in order to maximize the value of the firm?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Max Hulth; Sebastian Börjesson; [2016-06-30]
    Keywords : Optimal capital structure; trade-off theory; financial distress; private company; cost of capital; valuation.;

    Abstract : This thesis is a study aimed to find the optimal capital structure for PS Partner, a privatecompany active within consulting and recruitment. Since financing decisions and structuralpartitioning between retained earnings, equity and debt will affect the market value and hencethe cost of capital, this study focused on estimating parameters to find an optimal leverageratio for financing and thereby maximize the value of the firm. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capital Structure and Diversification Strategies - A Study of Swedish Real Estate Companies Over Time

    University essay from KTH/Fastigheter och byggande; KTH/Fastigheter och byggande

    Author : Robin Hertéus; Simon Hilmgård; [2016]
    Keywords : Capital Structure; Property Diversification Strategies; Debt to Equity Ratio; Real Estate; Sweden; Kapitalstruktur; Diversifieringsstrategier; Skuldsättningsgrad; Fastigheter; Sverige;

    Abstract : This thesis’ aim is to study four Swedish real estate companies between the years 2006-2015 to see whether their capital structure and investment strategies have changed over the years. The data upon which the thesis is based, is gathered from the four companies’ annual reports. READ MORE