Essays about: "Financial Mergers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 essays containing the words Financial Mergers.

  1. 1. Evaluating the Viability of Merger Arbitrage in Nordic Equities

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Hansen; Erik Lindholm-Röjestål; [2019]
    Keywords : Merger arbitrage; Nordic equity market; Mergers Acquisitions; Risk arbitrage; Cash mergers;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to examine whether a merger arbitrage strategy is able to generate market neutral alpha in the Nordic region. Similar studies of merger arbitrage strategies in both the US and Australian market find market neutral alpha. READ MORE

  2. 2. The dark and bright side of M&As - : Acquiring managers perception of M&A outcomes

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Richard Ohlin; Emma Pettersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions; M A outcome; value creation; expectations; managerial position;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to examine how the outcome of mergers and acquisitions are perceived from different managerial positions in the acquiring firm and how managerial expectations can affect the perception of the outcome. Empirical data were gathered through an explorative multiple case study of five acquisitions at three companies by interviewing eight managers at different positions as well as reviewing secondary data. READ MORE

  3. 3. The effect of acquired company EBITDA on the deal value within M&A context : A study on the Pharmaceutical sector

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Armand-Valeriu Perianu; Constantin Copãceanu; [2019]
    Keywords : Merger; Acquisition; Pharmaceutical; EBITDA multiple; Deal value; Synergy;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the impact of the valuation multiple ‘earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization’ (EBITDA) on the ‘merger and acquisition’ (M&A) activity and deal value. For small firms, mergers are primarily an exit strategy for firms in financial trouble, as indicated by few marketed products and low cash-sales ratios. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Economic Impacts of M&A Announcements of Non-Software Acquiring firms & Software Target firms : An Event Study Approach

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för industriell ekonomi

    Author : Vincent Lam; [2019]
    Keywords : Economic Impact; Event Study; Market Efficiency; M A Announcement; Prospect Theory;

    Abstract : Background: Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are two types of corporate takeover strategy, that is widely used for strengthening and maintaining a firm competitive advantage in both domestic and global markets. Where the common motives behind M&A, is to achieve business expansion through synergy, or to acquire an existing external technology/product outside of a firm's own operational territory. READ MORE

  5. 5. Corporate Acquisitions - The Acquisition Process and Legal Considerations from the Perspective of the Acquiring Party

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

    Author : Charlotte Brännström; [2019]
    Keywords : Banking Law; M A; Corporate Acquisitions; Acquisitions; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The amount of acquisitions has grown rapidly in Sweden during the past two decades and are today a very important strategic and financial decision for many companies. A corporate acquisition could also be a very big financial risk for the acquiring party. READ MORE