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Why underwrite rights offerings? Some new evidence

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  • B[oslash]hren, [Oslash]yvind
  • Eckbo, B. Espen
  • Michalsen, Dag

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Volume (Year): 46 (1997)
Issue (Month): 2 (November)
Pages: 223-261

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:46:y:1997:i:2:p:223-261

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