Essays about: "Ellen Börjesson"

Found 2 essays containing the words Ellen Börjesson.

  1. 1. Cross-border M&A as a Driver of Global Innovation - A Quantitative Study on Knowledge Transfer through International M&A

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

    Author : Ellen Börjesson; [2019]
    Keywords : Innovation; Cross-border M A; Globalisation; Emerging Markets; Total Factor Productivity;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to further elaborate on the topic of cross-border M&A as a driver of international exchange of knowledge by investigating the difference in innovation post M&A, compared to other transactions, for industry-related transactions, transactions between two innovative countries and transactions where the acquiring country is non-innovative while the target is innovative. Unlike previous research that mainly classifies countries as either emerging or advanced based on financial conditions, the classification of non-innovative and innovative countries is based on the Global Innovation Index, which has not before been used as an explanation factor in this research area. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Predicament of Excess Cash and M&A in an Agency Conflict Context: Evidence from the U.S

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Bianca Merckling; Ellen Börjesson; [2017]
    Keywords : M A; Excess Cash; Corporate Governance; Agency Conflicts; Governance Index;

    Abstract : This study aims to establish the relationship between cash levels (Opler et al. 1999), shareholder rights (Gompers, Ishii & Metrick 2003) and stock performance focusing on agency conflicts and the free cash flow problem in an M&A context. The data used covers M&A transactions in the U.S between the years 1990 and 2016. READ MORE