M&A

Working Paper

01 March 2016

Creditor Rights, Claims Enforcement, and Bond Returns in Mergers and Acquisitions

By means of an international sample of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&As) involving firms with outstanding Eurobonds from the US, Europe, and other countries around the world, we show that bond performance around...

Luc Renneboog | Peter Szilagyi | Cara Vansteenkiste
01 September 2014

Zealous Advocates or Self-interested Actors? Assessing the Value of Plaintiffs? Law Firms in Merger Litigation

Using a hand-collected sample of 1,739 class actions that challenge the fairness of M&A transactions from the period 2003 through 2012, we examine the effectiveness of plaintiffs? law firms. We divide plaintiff law firms into...

C.N.V. Krishnan | Steven Davidoff Solomon | Randall Thomas
01 January 2014

International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

We test the hypothesis that foreign direct investment promotes corporate governance spillovers in the host country. Using firm-level data from 64 countries during the period 2005-2014, we find that cross-border M&A activity is...

Rui Albuquerque | Miguel Ferreira | Luis Brandão-Marques | Pedro Matos

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