Essays about: "Institutional Investors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 157 essays containing the words Institutional Investors.

  1. 1. The Influence of Institutional Investors on Initial Coin Offering Performance

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Rebecka Mofors; Maja Strömberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Initial coin offering; Entrepreneurial finance; Crowdfunding; Cryptocurrencies; Institutional investors;

    Abstract : The popularity of raising capital through Initial Coin Offerings and the rapidly evolving cryptocurrency market calls for a deeper understanding of success factors that can predict ICO success. In this paper, we examine the influence of institutional investors on ICO success by measuring the token's Buy and Hold Abnormal Returns and the venture's operational progress 180 days after the first day of trading. READ MORE

  2. 2. Too Big to be Passive

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

    Author : Jonny Jin; Cornelia Rathsman; [2022]
    Keywords : Institutional investors; Passive investments; Corporate Governance; Shareholder Value; Incentives;

    Abstract : This thesis draws upon 12 in-depth interviews, with senior managers and investment professionals from 7 leading institutional investors in Sweden, to explore how they reason and work with corporate governance in their passive investments. Using Foucault's theory of disciplinary power as a theoretical framework, we found that institutional self-discipline complements earlier research in the area, mainly as a tool for explaining their incentives to engage in ownership. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing an Infrastructure Index in Accordance with Investor Expectations

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Ludvig Frykholm; Jacob Toresson; [2022]
    Keywords : infrastructure; infrastructure investments; infrastructure index; infrastructure asset class; index methodology; listed equity market; infrastruktur; infrastrukturinvesteringar; infrastrukturindex; infrastruktur som tillgångsklass; indexmetodik; aktiemarknad;

    Abstract : Infrastructure consists of facilities and services that are considered essential to the functioning and economic productivity of society (Preqin, 2022). The rapid economic growth over the past decades has led to an increase in the demand for fundamental functions such as energy, telecommunications, and transportation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Market Abuse : A Survey

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Daniel Broman; [2022]
    Keywords : Financial markets; Market abuse; Fraud; Market manipulation; Insiders; Outsiders; Theory of Harm; Finansiella marknader; marknadsmissbruk; bedrägerier; marknadsmanipulation; insiders; outsiders; theory of harm;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to give an overview of how rules are broken in and at places connected to financial markets, such as the stock market. The approach is aimed at answering the following questions: Who are the investors and traders in the market, who are the market actors? How are financial market prices and quantities being changed in ways not allowed in the market, i. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turning the Titans: Institutional Ownership and ESG Performance in Nordic Firms

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Aram Jimal; Eelis Pankolainen; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Nordics; ESG; Institutional investors; Corporate Finance;

    Abstract : This paper examines whether institutional investors drive ESG performance of public firms in the Nordic countries and whether the effect differs depending on the type of investor. We find evidence that institutional investor ownership in aggregate has a positive correlation effect on firm ESG-performance as measured by the Refinitiv Eikon index. READ MORE