Family Firms

Working Paper

The Persistent Ownership Structure of Private Firms

We find that ownership changes much less over time in private firms than in public firms. The average largest shareholder in private (public) Norwegian firms keeps the same stake in 82% (14%) of two consecutive years. In private firms past...Read more

Øyvind Bøhren
Diana Iancu
Georgiana Radulescu
R. Øystein Strøm
26 March 2020

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