Essays about: "thesis on capital markets"

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  1. 1. Examining the Effects of Economic Crises on Firm Leverage: Insights from Financial Institutions and Information Technology Companies Listed on the Swedish Stock Markets

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Erik Nordlund; Vlad David; [2023-09-01]
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    Abstract : Numerous studies have examined factors influencing a company's capital structure, but most focus on non-financial firms and neglect the distinct characteristics of financial institutions. Furthermore, little research exists on the Swedish financial and information technology markets despite their special market conditions, important global position and unique capital structures of their belonging companies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Payment Method and Public Acquiror Returns: Evidence from the U.S. Market for Corporate Control

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Filip Toncev; [2023]
    Keywords : Mergers Acquisitions; Public Acquiror; Payment Method; Financial Stress; Abnormal Return;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the relationship between method of payment, financial stress, and acquiror abnormal returns using a sample of 676 acquisitions by NYSE, NYSE American, and Nasdaq listed non-financial, non-utility firms. In normal market conditions the results are generally consistent with previous findings, with stock acquisitions of private targets generating the highest abnormal returns. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Financial Crises and Natural Disasters on the US Catastrophe Bond Market

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Martina Scaroni; Felicitas Gesa Lore Elisabeth Schulze-Steinen; [2022]
    Keywords : Catastrophe Bond; Atlantic Hurricanes; Natural Disasters; Financial Crisis; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Catastrophe (CAT) bonds bring the needs of (re)insurance companies and investors together: They insure against natural disasters by transferring risk to the capital market while at the same time promising high returns and a certain detachment from financial markets. Being an alternative investment class that has been on the rise only in recent years, academic research on CAT bonds is comparatively limited. READ MORE

  4. 4. Optimizing the Cash Reserve in a Portfolio of US Life Insurance Policies

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Produktionsekonomi

    Author : Alva Happe; Wassim Seifeddine; [2022]
    Keywords : portfolio optimization; risk management; monte carlo; value at risk; life settlements; longevity risk; cash reserve; closed-end fund;

    Abstract : Hoarding a too large cash reserve is often unfavourable due to lost investment opportunities. Similarly, an insufficient cash reserve can be detrimental, as one might fail to meet payment obligations. Finding the optimal balance is nothing that is done in the blink of an eye, particularly when the underlying variable is stochastic, e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. An investigation of Market-Based Development through the DANIDA Market Development Partnerships Programme

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Sofie Østergaard Jensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Market-based development; Private sector development; Markets; DANIDA; Global South; Local inclusion; Partnership building; Local capacity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the concept of market-based development through the DANIDA Market Development Partnerships programme (DMDP), a challenge fund by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). Market-based development is an emerging development approach that introduces the market in development work in order to achieve business goals and development objectives simultaneously, which has gained influence in the last decades. READ MORE