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Long-Run Share Performance of UK Firms Engaging in Cross-Border Acquisitions

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  • C Conn
  • A Cosh
  • P Guest
  • A Hughes

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  • C Conn & A Cosh & P Guest & A Hughes, 2001. "Long-Run Share Performance of UK Firms Engaging in Cross-Border Acquisitions," Working Papers wp214, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge.
  • Handle: RePEc:cbr:cbrwps:wp214 Note: PRO-1
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    Cited by:

    1. Reena Kohli, 2013. "Long Run Financial Performance Of Cross Border Acquisitions Of Indian Acquiring Companies," Working papers 120, Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode.
    2. Marc Goergen & Luc Renneboog, 2004. "Shareholder Wealth Effects of European Domestic and Cross-border Takeover Bids," European Financial Management, European Financial Management Association, vol. 10(1), pages 9-45.
    3. Moshfique Uddin & Agyenim Boateng, 2009. "An analysis of short-run performance of cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Evidence from the UK acquiring firms," Review of Accounting and Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 8(4), pages 431-453, October.
    4. Gregory, Alan & McCorriston, Steve, 2005. "Foreign acquisitions by UK limited companies: short- and long-run performance," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 12(1), pages 99-125, January.
    5. Gunther Tichy, 2001. "What Do We Know about Success and Failure of Mergers?," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 1(4), pages 347-394, December.

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    Keywords

    Cross-border acquisitions; post-acquisition performance; long-horizon event studies;

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    • G34 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance

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