Corporate Acquisitions: The effects of Method of Payment and Changes in Leverage Ratios on Returns of Acquiring Firms´ Common Stock
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
This event study examines acquisition transactions accomplished by publicly traded Swedish companies. The hypotheses tested in the study are that the abnormal returns on acquiring firms´ common stock are affected by the chosen method of payment and the accompanying changes in leverage ratios. The study did not show any significant relation between the abnormal returns and any of the studied variables.
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IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-1846OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-1846DiVA: diva2:190650