The Importance of the Bidder Motive in the Wealth Effect of Takeovers
AbstractEvent studies on shareholder wealth effects of American and French takeovers find out that targets clearly gain, and bidders do not lose. We estimate in this study the abnormal returns associated with takeovers in the French market during the period of intense acquisition activity of 1991 - 1997.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by UniversitÃ© PanthÃ©on-Sorbonne (Paris 1) in its series Papiers d'Economie MathÃ©matique et Applications with number 2000.51.
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