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A review of hedge funds and their investor activism: do they help or hurt other equity investors?

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  • Marguerite Schneider

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  • Lori Ryan

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  • Marguerite Schneider & Lori Ryan, 2011. "A review of hedge funds and their investor activism: do they help or hurt other equity investors?," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 15(3), pages 349-374, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jmgtgv:v:15:y:2011:i:3:p:349-374 DOI: 10.1007/s10997-009-9113-x
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    1. Ettore Croci & Giovanni Petrella, 2015. "Price changes around hedge fund trades: disentangling trading and disclosure effects," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 19(1), pages 25-46, February.
    2. Barbara Voußem & Utz Schäffer & Denis Schweizer, 2015. "Top management turnover under the influence of activist investors," Journal of Management & Governance, Springer;Accademia Italiana di Economia Aziendale (AIDEA), vol. 19(3), pages 709-739, August.

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