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Corporate governance and firm characteristics as explanatory factors of shareholder activism: Validation through the French context

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  • Siala Bouaziz Souha
  • Jarboui Anis
  • David McMillan

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This study deals with the major determinants of company shareholder activism investigated with according to a set of SBF 120 listed firms. Based on a sample of 77 companies, observed over the period 2008–2012, we are led to conclude that some firm governance characteristics do appear to affect shareholding activism. In addition, it has been revealed that the presence of institutional investors, ownership concentration, leaders’ presence in the capital, control structure, leadership change, firm growth as well as leverage level appear to have a significant influence on the probability of activism to take place.

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  • Siala Bouaziz Souha & Jarboui Anis & David McMillan, 2016. "Corporate governance and firm characteristics as explanatory factors of shareholder activism: Validation through the French context," Cogent Economics & Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 4(1), pages 1150407-115, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:oaefxx:v:4:y:2016:i:1:p:1150407
    DOI: 10.1080/23322039.2016.1150407
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