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Which Targets Stimulate Cross-border Acquisitions? An Empirical Investigation of Industrial Organization and Trade Factors within a Competition Framework of International and Domestic Acquisition Targets

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  • Antonios Georgopoulos

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  • George Argyros

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  • Giota Boura

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    Volume (Year): 8 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 55-72

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    Keywords: transnational corporations; cross-border acquisitions; industrial organization; regional integration; F23; G34; L10; F02;

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