Essays about: "Equity"

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  1. 1. The effect of rising interest rates on Swedish condominium prices.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Emil Bengtsson; Simon Påhlman; [2021-02-10]
    Keywords : Condominium prices; mortgage rate; interest rate; inflation; unemployment; GDP; equity wipe out; confidence; Animal spirit; VECM; Sweden; rising interest rate;

    Abstract : This study examines the effects of rising interest rates on condominium prices in Sweden using the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). There have been several studies across the globe that have examined the relationship between house prices and interest rates, while the condominium segment has not been greatly covered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Does reporting on involvement in poverty alleviation affect the cost of equity? - Empirical evidence based on listed companies in Sweden

    University essay from

    Author : Cornelia Lindstad; Isabelle Österberg; [2021-01-28]
    Keywords : Fama-French; Cost of Equity; Poverty; CSR; Swedish Stock Market;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to conclude whether there is a difference in the effect on the cost of equity between companies involved in targeted poverty alleviation and companies that are not involved. Previous research indicates that increased transparency and sustainability reporting have a positive effect on the cost of equity and therefore this study aims to add research in this area. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effects of political uncertainty on options: An empirical study of S&P 500, Euro Stoxx 50, and S&P sectors around political events

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gabriel Wannes; Nihat Anwar; [2021]
    Keywords : Political uncertainty; Options; Implied volatility; Sectors;

    Abstract : We study options spanning political events and examine whether a price premium, associated with the political uncertainty from events, exists. First, we use recent data and replicate parts of Kelly, Pastor, and Veronesi (2016) by analysing how the price risk, variance risk, and tail risk associated with political events, affect equity options on the S&P 500 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Performance of Socially Responsible Investments : Are Swedish mutual funds forced to pay a price for doing good?

    University essay from Jönköping University; Jönköping University

    Author : Gordon Molander; Carl Jönsson Asp; [2021]
    Keywords : SRI; ESG; Mutual Equity Funds; Conventional; Fund Performance; Portfolio Analysis;

    Abstract : The financial performance of Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) strategies is heavily debated in the modern age. Due to lack of evidence on Swedish SRI performance, Swedish investors are uncertain about placing their financial assets in these strategies as they are afraid expected to sacrifice their financial return for doing good. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unwrapping the "Pass the Parcel" Deals - A Study of Value Creation in Secondary Buyouts

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

    Author : Filippa Stridh; Michaela Sandberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Private equity; Leveraged buyout; Secondary buyout; Value creation; Propensity score matching;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the economic rationale of secondary buyouts and whether they provide scope for operational value creation. We formulate a series of four hypotheses to investigate two distinct categories of value sources: i) growth and ii) efficiency. READ MORE