Capital

Working Paper

Are Buybacks Good for Long-Term Shareholder Value? Evidence from Buybacks around the World

Using a sample of over 9,000 buyback announcements from 31 non-U.S. countries, we find support for the results of studies based on U.S. data: on average, share repurchases are associated with significant positive short-term and longterm excess...Read more

Urs Peyer
Theo Vermaelen
01 September 2014

Active Financial Intermediation: Evidence on the Role of Organizational Specialization and Human Capital

Financial intermediaries can choose the extent to which they want to be active investors, providing valuable services like advice, support and corporate governance. We examine the determinants of the decision to become an active financial...Read more

Marco Da Rin
Thomas Hellmann
01 September 2004

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