Motives for Mergers and Acquisitions: Ex-Post Market Evidence from the US

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleMotives for Mergers and Acquisitions: Ex-Post Market Evidence from the US Author(S)Hien Thu Nguyen (Author)
Abstract  Despite extensive research, merger motivation is largely inconclusive. Incomparable methodologies further exacerbate debates in the extant literature. This study uses a recently developed technique to examine post-acquisition evidence as to the motives behind merger and acquisition activity. Using a sample of 3,520 domestic acquisitions in the United States ...Paginationp1357–1375
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsEconomics
Journal TitleJournal of Business Finance & Accounting  
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