Evaluation and wealth effects of merger and acquisition announcements on the US utility industry

Show simple item record

dc.contributor.advisor Boabang, Francis
dc.coverage.spatial United States
dc.creator Yao, Yao
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-28T19:11:03Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-28T19:11:03Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/handle/01/25430
dc.description 1 online resource (39 p.)
dc.description Includes abstract and appendices.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 30-34).
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this paper is evaluate the relationship between mergers and acquisitions and the post and pre acquisition performance of some utility firms in the United States. Based on the result of the analysis, we evaluate whether it is good or bad performance for the market reaction. A sample of 50 M&A cases is randomly chosen from Bloomberg for this study. These M&A occurred between January 2010 and August 2013. We employ Cumulative Abnormal Return (CAR) and the Market Model to analyze the sample to determine whether or not M&A can create value for utility industry in the U.S. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.title Evaluation and wealth effects of merger and acquisition announcements on the US utility industry en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Master of Finance
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Finance, Information Systems, & Management Science
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)


Files in this item

 
 

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

Show simple item record