Foreign vs domestic ownership on debt reduction: An investigation of acquisition targets in Italy and Spain

•The study examines the role of foreign ownership in reducing the debt levels of acquired firms in Italy and Spain.•The study examines measures of long- and short-term debt to augment our understanding of the impact of foreign ownership.•The study offers insights on the impact for the target company...

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Volume: 26
Main Author: Bamiatzi, Vassiliki
Efthyvoulou, Georgios
Jabbour, Liza
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier Ltd 01.10.2017
published in: International business review Vol. 26; no. 5; pp. 801 - 815
Data of publication: October 2017
ISSN: 0969-5931
EISSN: 1873-6149
Discipline: Business
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Elsevier:ScienceDirect:Open Access
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