Growth Strategies and Value Creation: What Works Best for Stock Exchanges?
AbstractIn recent years, demutualized stock exchanges have increasingly engaged in M&A and alliance activities. To shed light on this topic, we investigate short-run share price responses to the formation of 110 stock exchange M&As and alliances in the period 2000Ã¢ÂÂ2008. Our ï¬ndings show that the average stock-price responses to a stock-exchange M&A or alliance is positive. Stock exchange M&As create more value than alliances. For alliances, joint ventures generate more value than non-equity alliances. More value is created when the integration is horizontal and cross-border than when it is vertical and domestic. Evidence is also found for learning-by-doing effects in stock exchange integration activities. Finally, we find that the better the shareholder protection, accounting standards and degree of capital market development in the partnering exchangeÃ¢ÂÂs country, the higher the merger and alliance premium. These patterns also obtain when we examine long-run performance measures such as the three-year buy-and-hold abnormal return, change in ROA (ROE), change in liquidity, and change in market capitalization of IPO between years t-2 and t+2.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Eastern Finance Association in its journal The Financial Review.
Volume (Year): 47 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 (08)
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- Hasan, Iftekhar & Schmiedel, Heiko & Song, Liang, 2010. "Growth strategies and value creation: what works best for stock exchanges?," Research Discussion Papers 2/2010, Bank of Finland.
- Hasan, Iftekhar & Schmiedel, Heiko & Song, Liang, 2010. "Growth strategies and value creation: what works best for stock exchanges?," Working Paper Series 1201, European Central Bank.
- D23 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Organizational Behavior; Transaction Costs; Property Rights
- G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
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