Activism and empire building

Hedge fund activists target firms engaging in empire building and improve their future acquisition and divestiture strategy. Following intervention, activist targets make fewer acquisitions but obtain substantially higher returns by avoiding large and diversifying deals and refraining from acquisiti...

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Volume: 138
Main Author: Gantchev, Nickolay
Sevilir, Merih
Shivdasani, Anil
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.11.2020
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
published in: Journal of financial economics Vol. 138; no. 2; pp. 526 - 548
ORCID: 0000-0002-2702-8383
Data of publication: November 2020
ISSN: 0304-405X
1879-2774
EISSN: 1879-2774
Discipline: Economics
Business
Subjects:
G23
G34
G14
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2020
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