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Determinants and implications of arbitrage holdings in acquisitions

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  • Hsieh, Jim
  • Walkling, Ralph A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Financial Economics.

    Volume (Year): 77 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 605-648

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jfinec:v:77:y:2005:i:3:p:605-648

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    1. Chen, Sheng-Syan & Chou, Robin K. & Lee, Yun-Chi, 2011. "Bidders' strategic timing of acquisition announcements and the effects of payment method on target returns and competing bids," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 35(9), pages 2231-2244, September.
    2. Andriy Bodnaruk & Massimo Massa & Andrei Simonov, 2009. "Investment Banks as Insiders and the Market for Corporate Control," Review of Financial Studies, Society for Financial Studies, vol. 22(12), pages 4989-5026, December.
    3. Officer, Micah S., 2007. "Are performance based arbitrage effects detectable? Evidence from merger arbitrage," Journal of Corporate Finance, Elsevier, vol. 13(5), pages 793-812, December.

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