Essays about: "Mergers and Acquisitions"

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  1. 1. Mergers and Acquisitions in The Video Gaming Industry

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Viktor Glimne; Jesper Stålheim; [2021-02-24]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This research paper studies the effect of 102 M&A announcements during 2016-2020 in thevideo gaming sector. The purpose is to answer whether M&A events within the sectormanages to create synergy gains for investors, or if it is just an act of management wantingto control larger firms, increasing the size of companies with little value added. READ MORE

  2. 2. Do ESG risks influence M&A transactions? Evidence from the United States

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Daniel Worring Pozo; [2021]
    Keywords : ESG Risks; Mergers and Acquisitions; Deal Completion Likelihood; Deal Duration; Bid Premium;

    Abstract : Using two large samples of US M&A transactions, this study assesses whether reputational ESG risks of targets and acquirors influence deal completion likelihood, deal duration and bid premium of the transaction. Higher reputational ESG risks of the acquiror are connected to a longer deal duration if the transaction includes a large target or does not involve a tender offer, as well as to a decreased deal completion likelihood for non-competitive and non-tender transactions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Betting on the jockey rather than the horse : a study on the determinants of mergers of SPAC IPOs

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

    Author : Johan Kajerdt; Andreas Rydberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Blank checks; Initial Public Offering IPO ; Mergers and Acquisitions M A ; Special Purpose Acquisition Companies; SPACs; Skalbolag; Börsnoteringar; Fusioner; Förvärv; Blank checks; Initial Public Offering IPO ; Mergers and Acquisitions M A ; Special Purpose Acquisition Companies; SPACs;

    Abstract : Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are public shell entities uniquely constructed to acquire one or more privately held businesses. The transaction's structural characteristics put significant pressure on the management team's capabilities to find a suitable company to acquire within the predetermined time frame. READ MORE

  4. 4. Better Sorry Than Safe? : An evaluation of Scandinavian acquirers participating in European mergers and acquisitions between 2010-2017

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anton Joakimson; Olle Lyrfors; [2021]
    Keywords : M A; mergers and acquisitions; Scandinavia; ESG; ESG-score; ESG-ranking; public traded company; financial performance; ROE; ROA; ROIC; EBIT-margin; merger; acquisition; hubris hypothesis; hindsight bias; competition authority; key ratio;

    Abstract : Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are a popular way of growing a company. This is challenged by previous research that shows that an M&A-transaction generally harms the financial key metrics of the acquiring company. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Fundamental Drivers of Merger Waves - A study of industry level merger activity in the Nordic market

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

    Author : Andreas Panagos; Jonathan Segelman; [2021]
    Keywords : Mergers and acquisitions; Merger waves; Industry shocks; Capital liquidity; Stock market booms;

    Abstract : We examine if merger waves occur on an industry level in the Nordics, and the underlying drivers of these waves. We conduct simulations of the empirical distribution of merger activity, univariate tests and regressions of logit models to address this research question. READ MORE