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La actividad de los grupos empresariales en las OPA. La experiencia española (1983-2007)


  • Inés Pérez-Soba Aguilar

    (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)


This paper analyses the activities developed by groups of companies as purchasers in the Spanish Takeover Bid market from 1983 to 2007. This period is especially interesting due to the reorganization of market quotas caused by the introduction of Spain into the Economic and Monetary Union. The analysis is carried out from a sectorial view and depending on the kind of group (industrial or financial) that had performed the operation. Furthermore it highlights the role played by state groups of companies as acquirers and the Government influence to create groups of companies.

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  • Inés Pérez-Soba Aguilar, 2008. "La actividad de los grupos empresariales en las OPA. La experiencia española (1983-2007)," EKONOMIAZ. Revista vasca de Economía, Gobierno Vasco / Eusko Jaurlaritza / Basque Government, vol. 68(02), pages 134-155.
  • Handle: RePEc:ekz:ekonoz:2008207

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    tender offer; economic integration; firms group; industrial policy;

    JEL classification:

    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L52 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - Industrial Policy; Sectoral Planning Methods


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