Search for dissertations about: "thesis on Corporate finance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on Corporate finance.

  1. 1. Essays of Financial Performance and Capital Structure

    Author : Lars Lindbergh; Lars G. Hassel; Michael B. Adams; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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 : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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. Essays on Banking and Corporate Finance

    Author : Alemu Tulu Chala; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Shareholders and Cherry-Picking IPOs : Studies on Shareholders, Initial Public Offerings and Firm Ownership Structure

    Author : Martin Abrahamson; James Sallis; Fredrik Nilsson; Jan Lindvall; Mika Vaihekoski; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; business studies; corporate finance; behavioral finance; ownership structure; shareholders; IPO; first time; rookie; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores investor characteristics and shareholdings of publicly traded Swedish firms. The dissertation consists of an introductory chapter, three published papers, and one working paper. All four papers use Swedish data. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays on Corporate Growth and Corporate Credit Risk

    Author : Mehmet Caglar Kaya; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gazelle Growth; Entrepreneurship; Acquisition; Competition; Venture Capital Finance; Policy; Credit Risk; Credit Default Swap; CDS Spread; Stock Illiquidity; Information Asymmetry; Market Interconnectedness; Capital Structure; Leverage; Credit Ratings; Accounting;

    Abstract : This doctoral dissertation contributes to research on financial economics. It consists of an overall introduction and three independent papers. The first paper, “A Theory of Gazelle Growth: Competition, Venture Capital Finance, and Policy,” examines how young fast-growing small firms, called gazelles, develop. READ MORE