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Firm-level access to international capital markets: evidence from Chilean equities

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  • Sara B. Holland
  • Francis E. Warnock

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High growth, liquid Chilean firms have greater relative weights in U.S. equity portfolios, but the most important determinant of a firm's portfolio weight is whether it is listed on a U.S. exchange. Cross-listing does not, however, appear to have permanent benefits: Weights in U.S. portfolios of firms that cross-listed in the mid-1990s increased at the expense of firms that cross-listed earlier. Put another way, firms appear to be able to access international capital at the time of the cross-listing, but this access may well be short-lived.

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  • Sara B. Holland & Francis E. Warnock, 2003. "Firm-level access to international capital markets: evidence from Chilean equities," International Finance Discussion Papers 753, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.).
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    1. Thomas C O'Connor, 2007. "Cross-listing in the U.S. and domestic investor protection," Economics, Finance and Accounting Department Working Paper Series n1861107.pdf, Department of Economics, Finance and Accounting, National University of Ireland - Maynooth.
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