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Signaling Power of Open Market Share Repurchases in Germany

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  • Andreas Hackethal

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  • Alexandre Zdantchouk
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Financial Markets and Portfolio Management.

    Volume (Year): 20 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 123-151

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:fmktpm:v:20:y:2006:i:2:p:123-151

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    Keywords: Open market share repurchases; Event study; Undervaluation signaling; Repurchase policy and regulation; G14; G35;

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    Cited by:
    1. Andres, Christian & Betzer, André & Doumet, Markus & Theissen, Erik, 2013. "Open market share repurchases in Germany: A conditional event study approach," CFR Working Papers 13-02, University of Cologne, Centre for Financial Research (CFR).
    2. Andriosopoulos, Dimitris & Hoque, Hafiz, 2013. "The determinants of share repurchases in Europe," International Review of Financial Analysis, Elsevier, vol. 27(C), pages 65-76.

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