Essays about: "Institutional Investors"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the words Institutional Investors.

  1. 1. Institutional Investor Presence, Underpricing and Flipping Activity - Empirical Findings from Western European Exchanges

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Claes Ekstrand; Jacob Zachrisson; [2018-06-25]
    Keywords : underpricing; flipping activity; institutional investors; initial public offering IPO ; signalling theory; agency theory; information asymmetry;

    Abstract : Purpose: This undergraduate thesis examines IPO pre-market demand as a predictor of total institutional investment (pre-IPO institutional owners maintaining their stake + institutional allocation). It also aims to investigate institutional owners’ effect on underpricing and overall flipping. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Main Step -The Effects on Institutional Ownership of Moving from First North to The Swedish Main List

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Maximilian Anstrén; Fredrik Mattsson; [2018-06-25]
    Keywords : Institutional Investors; Ownership Structure; Listing Change; Event Study; First North; Stockholm Stock Exchange; Difference in Differences; Investor Awareness;

    Abstract : Since NASDAQ’s alternative market place First North was first launched in 2006, many firms have considered the option of taking the next step to the Swedish main exchange – the Stockholm stock exchange. While the alternative marketplace offers much to the young and immature firms, many of them quickly grow up and wish to move on to a more mature marketplace. READ MORE

  3. 3. Institutional Investors and Corporate Decision-Making: An investigation of the relationship between institutional ownership and R&D investments

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

    Author : David Le; Carl Sörnäs; [2018]
    Keywords : R D; Institutional Investors; Investment Horizon; Myopia; Monitoring;

    Abstract : In this paper we investigate the impact of institutional ownership on long-term corporate decision-making by analysing the relationship between institutional investment horizon and research and development (R&D) investments. Some critics argue that institutional investors put pressure on corporate boards to meet short-term objectives and therefore contribute to managerial myopia and obstruct long-term investments, which could be crucial for sustainable value creation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Twitter based sentiment effect on stock market returns

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Agne Macijauskaite; Laurynas Ruzgas; [2018]
    Keywords : sentiment; Twitter; S P 500; returns; stock market;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of Twitter based sentiment on stock market returns. We use a uniquely large dataset of 95 million tweets concerning the 102 biggest US companies, S&P 500 index and other market keywords for the year 2017. READ MORE

  5. 5. Money Talks-Institutional Investors' Ability to Affect Their Holdings Using Norm Based Exclusions and Dialogues

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Jakob Kalbe; Martin Warin; [2018]
    Keywords : Norm-based Exclusions; Investor Dialogues; Socially Responsible Investments; Institutional Investors; Climate Change;

    Abstract : Institutional investors hold unique power, as they can use SRI-strategies to change the behavior of companies not contributing to a sustainable development. While most studies that are investigating investors' usage of SRI-strategies are focused on the financial implications in terms of returns, this paper focus solely on the environmental performance of holdings affected by the SRI-strategies. READ MORE