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The effects of corporate bailout on firm performance: International evidence

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  • Jiang, Zhan
  • Kim, Kenneth A.
  • Zhang, Hao

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Not all corporate bailouts are the same. We study corporate bailouts from around the world during 1987–2005. Among these bailed-out firms, some firms are economically distressed while others are financially distressed. Some firms are bailed out with cash (either as equity or as loans) while others are bailed out with debt relief. Some firms are bailed out by the government while others are bailed out by other stakeholders. We examine these firms’ operating performance before and after their bailouts, but specifically across different bailout types, and we also measure their stock returns surrounding their bailout announcements.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Banking & Finance.

Volume (Year): 43 (2014)
Issue (Month): C ()
Pages: 78-96

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:43:y:2014:i:c:p:78-96

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Keywords: Bailouts; Financial distress; Economic distress; Debt relief; Operating and stock returns;

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