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Cross-border LBOs

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  • Cao, Jerry X.
  • Cumming, Douglas
  • Qian, Meijun
  • Wang, Xiaoming

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We examine cross-border private equity (PE) sponsored leveraged buyout (LBO) transactions in 43 countries in relation to creditor rights and other legal and institutional variables. Cross-border LBO investment is more common from strong creditor rights countries to weak creditor rights countries. Club deals are less common in countries with stronger creditor rights, and less common in cross-border LBOs. Premiums are lower in countries with stronger creditor rights, and among cross-border deals.

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  • Cao, Jerry X. & Cumming, Douglas & Qian, Meijun & Wang, Xiaoming, 2015. "Cross-border LBOs," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 50(C), pages 69-80.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jbfina:v:50:y:2015:i:c:p:69-80
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2014.08.027
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    Keywords

    LBOs; Creditor rights; Private equity; Cross border; Club deal; Law and finance;

    JEL classification:

    • G24 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Investment Banking; Venture Capital; Brokerage
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill

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