Handbook of Corporate Finance

Author: B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080488912
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Judging by the sheer number of papers reviewed in this Handbook, the empirical analysis of firms’ financing and investment decisions—empirical corporate finance—has become a dominant field in financial economics. The growing interest in everything “corporate is fueled by a healthy combination of fundamental theoretical developments and recent widespread access to large transactional data bases. A less scientific—but nevertheless important—source of inspiration is a growing awareness of the important social implications of corporate behavior and governance. This Handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues, ranging from econometric methodology, to raising capital and capital structure choice, and to managerial incentives and corporate investment behavior. The surveys are written by leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of interest. With few exceptions, the writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners. For doctoral students and seasoned academics, the surveys offer dense roadmaps into the empirical research landscape and provide suggestions for future work. *The Handbooks in Finance series offers a broad group of outstanding volumes in various areas of finance *Each individual volume in the series should present an accurate self-contained survey of a sub-field of finance *The series is international in scope with contributions from field leaders the world over

Handbook of Empirical Corporate Finance

Author: B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080932118
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This second volume of a two-part series examines three major topics. First, it devotes five chapters to the classical issue of capital structure choice. Second, it focuses on the value-implications of major corporate investment and restructuring decisions, and then concludes by surveying the role of pay-for-performance type executive compensation contracts on managerial incentives and risk-taking behavior. In collaboration with the first volume, this handbook takes stock of the main empirical findings to date across an unprecedented spectrum of corporate finance issues. The surveys are written by leading empirical researchers that remain active in their respective areas of interest. With few exceptions, the writing style makes the chapters accessible to industry practitioners. For doctoral students and seasoned academics, the surveys offer dense roadmaps into the empirical research landscape and provide suggestions for future work. Nine original chapters summarize research advances and future topics in the classical issues of capital structure choice, corporate investment behavior, and firm value Multinational comparisons underline the volume's empirical perspectives Complements the presentation of econometric issues, banking, and capital acquisition research covered by Volume 1

Handbook of Corporate Finance

Author: Bjørn Espen Eckbo
Publisher: North-Holland
ISBN: 9780444530905
Format: PDF
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Features empirical findings across a spectrum of corporate finance issues. This book offers roadmaps into the empirical research landscape and provide suggestions for further work. It includes chapters summarizing research advances and other topics in the classical issues of capital structure choice, corporate investment behavior, and firm value.

Handbook of the Economics of Finance

Author: George M. Constantinides
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 0444535950
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In the 11 articles in this first of two parts, top scholars summarize and analyze recent scholarship in corporate finance. Covering subjects from corporate taxes to behavioral corporate finance and econometric issues, their articles reveal how specializations resonate with each other and indicate likely directions for future research. By including both established and emerging topics, Volume 2 will have the same long shelf life and high citations that characterize Volume 1 (2003). Presents coherent summaries of major finance fields, marking important advances and revisions Describes the best corporate finance research created about the 2008 financial crises Exposes readers to a wide range of subjects described and analyzed by the best scholars

Takeover Activity Valuation Estimates and Merger Gains

Author: B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123847454
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A selection of republished corporate finance articles and book chapters that can serve as an advanced corporate finance supplementary text for courses that use no textbooks. Combining convenience and an affordable price with retypeset pages and a high-quality index, the 600 pages of volume one, "Takeover Activity, Valuation Estimates and Sources of Merger Gains", focus on classical issues such as the existence and source of merger waves, empirical estimates of takeover announcement returns and the division of takeover gains between bidders and targets, and tests for potential sources of takeover gains (primarily involving estimation of industry wealth effects of takeovers), introducing students to modern scientific evidence about corporate takeovers. Including an index and new introduction, this volume will simplify and facilitate students’ interaction with new concepts and applications. Provides a status report about modern scientific evidence on corporate takeovers Exposes students to new methods and empirical evidence while reading high quality primary material Offers a concise and cost-efficient package of journal and book articles for advanced corporate finance students

Efficiency in Business and Economics

Author: Tadeusz Dudycz
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319682857
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This volume offers a collection of studies on problem of organization’s efficiency, criteria for evaluating the efficiency, tools and methods for measuring the efficiency. The articles included present an interdisciplinary look at efficiency, its essence and the principles of its measurement. The contributions also identify a broad spectrum of conditions for achieving efficiency in various types of organizations and systems (e.g. public institution, non-profit organizations), representing various industries. The book collects selected papers presented at the 7th International Conference "Efficiency as a Source of the Wealth of Nations", held in Wrocław, Poland, in May 2017.

Bidding Strategies Financing and Control

Author: B. Espen Eckbo
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780123846907
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A selection of republished corporate finance articles and book chapters that can serve as an advanced corporate finance supplementary text for courses that use no textbooks. Combining convenience and an affordable price with retypeset pages and a high-quality index, the 600 pages of volume two, "Bidding Strategies, Financing, and Corporate Control", focus on a range of special topics, ranging from theories and evidence on strategic bidding behavior (offer premiums, toeholds, bidder competition, winner’s curse adjustments, and managerial overconfidence), issues arising when bidding for targets in bankruptcy auctions, effects of deal protection devices (termination agreements, poison pills), role of large shareholder voting in promoting takeover gains, deal financing issues (such as raising the cash used to pay for the target), managerial incentive effects of takeovers, governance spillovers from cross-border mergers, and returns to merger arbitrage. Including an index and new introduction, this volume will simplify and facilitate students’ interaction with new concepts and applications. Provides a status report about modern scientific evidence on corporate takeovers Exposes students to new methods and empirical evidence while reading high quality primary material Offers a concise and cost-efficient package of journal and book articles for advanced corporate finance students

The Handbook of Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: David Faulkner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199601461
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The book bridges hitherto separate disciplines engaged in research in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to integrate strategic, financial, socio-cultural, and sectorial approaches to the field. It examines the management processes involved, as well as valuations and post-acquisition performance, and considers international and sectorial dimensions.

Secondary Buyouts

Author: Philipp Manchot
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3834988995
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Philipp Manchot analysiert die Charakteristika und Funktionsweisen von Secondary Buyouts. Mit Hilfe eines linearen Strukturgleichungsmodells werden die spezifischen Werttreiber in Secondary Buyouts untersucht und anschließend die Unterschiede zu Primärinvestitionen dargestellt.