Corporate Raiding in post-Soviet Russia
2013 (English)In: Baltic Worlds, ISSN 2000-2955, Vol. 6, no 2, 4-8 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Hostile takeovers and company captures have been an everyday reality in the post-Soviet Russian economy. This phenomenon is called “reiderstvo” in Russian, a term which is derived from the English word "raiding”. The article introduces the reader into the subject, identifies the main historical phases of "reiderstvo" during the 1990s and 2000s, provides description of a typical raiding attack and connects the "reiderstvo" phenomenon to activities of informal networks in the Russian business and state apparatus.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Huddinge, 2013. Vol. 6, no 2, 4-8 p.
hostile takeovers, company captures, property rights, Russian economy, informal networks, informal practices
Economics and Business
Research subject Economic History
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-123196OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-123196DiVA: diva2:872198