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Are mergers and acquisitions contagious?

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  • Oberg, Christina
  • Holtstrom, Johan
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Business Research.

    Volume (Year): 59 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 12 (November)
    Pages: 1267-1275

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    1. Quan Hoang Vuong & Tran Tri Dung & Thi Chau Ha NguyenN, 2009. "Mergers and Acquisitions in Vietnam’s Emerging Market Economy, 1990-2009," Working Papers CEB 09-045.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

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