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Investment Policies and Excess Returns in Corporate Spin-offs: Evidence from the US Market

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  • Barbara Rovetta

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

    Volume (Year): 20 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 287-307

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:fmktpm:v:20:y:2006:i:3:p:287-307

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    Keywords: Investment policy; Spin-off; Excess returns; G100; G110; G310; G340; 160;

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    1. Allen, Jeffrey W. & Lummer, Scott L. & McConnell, John J. & Reed, Debra K., 1995. "Can Takeover Losses Explain Spin-Off Gains?," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Cambridge University Press, vol. 30(04), pages 465-485, December.
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    1. Nilanjan Basu, 2010. "Trends in corporate diversification," Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 87-102, March.
    2. Stefan Erdorf & Thomas Hartmann-Wendels & Nicolas Heinrichs & Michael Matz, 2013. "Corporate diversification and firm value: a survey of recent literature," Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Springer, vol. 27(2), pages 187-215, June.

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