Search for dissertations about: "Corporate Finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Corporate Finance.

  1. 1. Essays of Financial Performance and Capital Structure

    Author : Lars Lindbergh; Lars G. Hassel; Michael B. Adams; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; financial accounting; financial statements; financial performance; capital structure; tax allowances; comparative studies; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of an introductory chapter and four self-contained essays on financial performance and capital structure. Essay I assesses the strength of strategic inputs into profitability among firms within several sub-sectors within the industrial service sector in the U.S. and Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing

    Author : Jon Frank; Mikael Bask; Lars Forsberg; Dušan Isakov; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Corporate Finance; Asset Pricing; Founding family firms; Firm performance; Firm financing; Firm investments; Stock returns; Stock-bond correlation;

    Abstract : Essay 1 (with Mattias Hamberg): We study the performance of family firms with large controlling owners using unique hand-collected Swedish data; and consistent with previous studies, we find that founding family firms perform significantly better than other firms. The data allows us to also identify firms with long term non-founding owners (LTNFOs). READ MORE

  3. 3. Shifting Responsibilities and Shifting Terrains : State Responsibility, Corporate Social Responsibility and Indigenous Claims

    Author : Rebecca Lawrence; Barbara Hobson; Andrew Barry; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Indigenous rights; Corporate Social Responsibility; resource conflicts; welfare services; forestry; finance; windpower; internal colonisation; market rationalities; Sociology; Sociologi; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Using case studies from Australia, Sweden and Finland, and also drawing on examples from parts of Asia, including Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Thailand, the thesis explores how state and market actors respond to Indigenous claims and how Indigenous claims are themselves reconstituted through those particular responses. While the duty of protecting Indigenous rights might nominally fall upon the state, we are increasingly witness to the enfolding of market actors and market rationalities in debates concerning Indigenous claims. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Banking and Corporate Finance

    Author : Alemu Tulu Chala; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refinancing Risk; Debt Maturity; Financial Crisis; Syndicated Lending; Relationships; Retained Share; Loan-size Rationing; Collateral;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation comprises three independent essays on banking and corporate finance. The essays are preceded by an introduction to the thesis. The first essay explores whether refinancing risk is an important determinant of debt-maturity decisions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Early-stage finance : exploring the financial context of small and young knowledge-intensive firms

    Author : Semir Nouira; Magnus Klofsten; Linköpings universitet; []

    Abstract : This thesis essentially explores early-stage finaneing of small and young knowledge-intensive finns. The three studies underlying the thesis deal with the entrepreneurs' attitudes to financing and the creation of spin-affs in a corporate venture capital setting. READ MORE