Cross-Border versus Domestic Acquisitions and the Impact on Shareholder Wealth

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Danbolt, Jo; Maciver, G;
  • Journal: volume 39, pages 1,028-1,067issn: 0306-686X
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/j.1468-5957.2012.02294.x/abstract
  • Subject: Acquisition experience | Shareholder wealth effects | Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) | Accounting | Market access hypothesis | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400/1401 | Domestic and cross-border acquisitions | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1400/1402 | Cross-border effect | /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2000/2003 | Corporate governance. | Finance
    acm: TheoryofComputation_MISCELLANEOUS

We analyse the impact on targets and bidders from cross-border acquisitions into and out of the UK, in comparison to companies involved in similar domestic acquisitions. We find both targets and bidders to gain more in cross-border than in comparable domestic acquisitio... View more
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