Essays about: "Equity"

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  1. 1. Systemic risk and the market-to-book value of banks' equity

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Florian Moritz Meier; Yuqing Meng; [2019]
    Keywords : Banks; Financial Crisis; Government Guarantees; Market-to-book Value; Risk;

    Abstract : The goal of this thesis is to investigate whether market participants considered possible government guarantees when valuing banks' equity before the recent financial crisis and to what extent the market value of banks' equity is useful to estimate their exposure to systemic risk. Using a theoretical approach, we first present our argument that anticipated government guarantees in case of a systemic breakdown lead to financing costs of debt being independent from a bank's exposure to systemic risk. READ MORE

  2. 2. CSR disclosure and decision usefulness - are firms aware of what information users find as useful? A study investigating the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users

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

    Author : Naosil Hanna; Oscar Bjurviken; [2019]
    Keywords : CSR; Sell-side equity analysts; Equity valuation; Investment relations;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the identified research gap concerning the area of sell-side equity analysts' informational needs and preferences, relating to the relevance and usefulness of the informational value in CSR disclosure. An exploratory, qualitative study has been made to investigate the dichotomy in perceptions between reporters and users. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Rise of Populism: Effect on National Stock Market Returns and Volatility

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Gabriella Bergström; Felix Orth; [2019]
    Keywords : Populism; Equity Returns; Volatility; Europe;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether the increase in electoral success of populist extreme parties has an impact on short-term equity market returns and volatility by looking at a sample of 192 European elections. Using a cross-national regression methodology, we find that a large change in the share of seats in the national parliament held by populist extreme parties has a negative impact on national equity market returns. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Influence of a Private Equity Fund's Holding Period on the Performance of IPOs: Empirical Evidence from the UK

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : David Derndorfer; Denis Lukasz Drung; [2019]
    Keywords : Financial Sponsors; Private Equity; Venture Capital; IPO; Holding Period;

    Abstract : This paper analyses the effect of a private equity fund's holding period on the after-market performance of initial public offerings (IPOs) in the United Kingdom. We use a hand-collected sample of 166 sponsor-backed IPOs, which occurred on the London Stock Exchange's Main Market and Alternative Investment Market in the period from 2005 to 2015, to analyse the one-year and three-year buy-and-hold excess returns in relation to the private equity fund's holding period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Capital Structure Volatility: Is capital structure constant or a varying residual?

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Henrik Nilsson; Xiaopeng Hu; [2019]
    Keywords : Capital structure; debt flow volatility; cash flow constraint;

    Abstract : This paper examines the phenomenon of capital structure instability among private- and publicly listed firms in Sweden during the years 2000-2016. We observe a high level of capital structure volatility among private firms, while public firms appear to be more stable. READ MORE