Essays about: "blockholder"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the word blockholder.

  1. 1. Ownership structure and family-control, the effects on dividends : - A study on listed firms in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Wiberg; Philip Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This study investigates how the ownership structure affects the dividend payout policies of firms in Sweden. The study uses data on publicly listed firms in Sweden (Nasdaq Stockholm) over the years 2015-2019 with a total of 987 firm-year observations. The hypotheses are tested with multiple fixed effects analyses on two datasets. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of family ownership on dividend payout policy : An examination on the Swedish context

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

    Author : Marcus Wibom; Fanny Lundvall; [2020]
    Keywords : agency problems; control enhancing mechanisms; corporate governance; dividend payout policy; family firms; second largest blockholder;

    Abstract : This study investigates whether family ownership impacts firms’ dividend payout policies by examining firms publicly listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (OMX Stockholm) during the years 2013–2018 (1,363 firm-year observations). The investigation is made by performing multiple regression analyses including the dependent variable DIVIDEND PAYOUT. READ MORE

  3. 3. Set for Success? Minority Blockholders and Firm Value

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Anton Lindfors; Louise Sjödin; [2020]
    Keywords : Corporate Governance; Minority Blockholders; Firm Value; Voting Power; Excess Votes; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the firm value effect of the relative voting power between the minority blockholders and the largest shareholder in firms, and the excess voting rights relative to capital rights for minority blockholders. The Holdings database was used to collect detailed ownership data on a sample of 266 listed Swedish firms corresponding to 1 781 firm-year while financial data were retrieved from Orbis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Family Ownership and Payout Policy : A Study of Ownership and Dividend Policies in Swedish Firms

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Adam Hultén; [2020]
    Keywords : Dividend Policy; Family Ownership; Family Firms; Controlling Blockholder; Active Family Member; Agency Theory;

    Abstract : Ownership structure is referenced as one of the key determinants of policy decisions and corporate governance of companies however suggested implications of different structures part in previous research. This study investigates the relationship between different ownership structures and dividend policy decisions taken by a firm and sets out to identify how family ownership in specific differs from other ownership structures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Turnaround Strategies and Post-Distress Performance: An Empirical Study of Eurozone

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Yiyou Wang; Yun Zhu; [2019]
    Keywords : Distressed Firms; Turnaround Strategies; Post-Distress; Corporate Restructuring; Z -score;

    Abstract : We extend the study of turnaround plans and distressed securities into the eurozone markets and perform an empirical analysis on relationships between turnaround plans and post-distress performance of distressed firms, using 88 distress cases selected based on Altman's Z''-score. We find that in spite of industry growth influence, the financial restructuring is negatively related to the possibilities of the firm's recovery of Z''-score, operating margin and EBITDA, for which financial contract reconstructing and new financing resource are more responsible. READ MORE