What makes a company an attractive M&A target?

Author(s):

Scott Moeller

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

A study by Intralinks, the global technology provider, and Cass Business School found six vital indicators to be aware of to make a company attractive to buyers.

Updated: 28/11/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,852

Measuring the success of the recent wave of UK acquisitions by listed Chinese companies

Author(s):

Scott Moeller

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

Listed Chinese companies have been increasingly active in acquiring UK businesses in recent years. New research from Cass Business School assesses how successful these acquisitions have been in creating shareholder value.

Updated: 07/11/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,297

Corporate Governance for a Changing World

Author(s):

Jeroen Veldman

 et al.

Cass academics recently presented this report as part of an international roundtable series identifying the principles and desired outcomes of corporate governance for the coming decades.

Updated: 28/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,327

New study suggests women do ask for pay rises but don’t get them

Challenging the commonly held belief that women are more reticient in asking for increases in pay, this research demonstrates that they are just as likely to ask but less likely to see a successful outcome.

Updated: 12/09/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,022

Industry effects in Firm Profitability Forecasting

Author(s):

David Schröder

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

This paper sheds new light on the importance of industry membership on firm performance and profitability forecasting.

Updated: 02/08/2016
Comments:
Views: 953

Venture Capital Contracting in Theory and Practice

Author(s):

Jens Burchardt

 et al.

This paper provides a comprehensive theoretical and empirical literature review of venture capital contracts, highlighting discrepancies between theory and practice.

Updated: 05/07/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,063

Investigating the widening gap in life expectancy between richest and poorest

Author(s):

Les Mayhew

 et al.
Industry:
Any Industry

Research from Cass Business School and the International Longevity Centre-UK (ILC-UK) has found growing inequalities in adult life expectancy.

Updated: 06/06/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,350

When in Rome.....tailoring CEO power for markets where individual power is respected

Author(s):

Ryan Krause

 et al.

New research looks at the role the customer in non-domestic markets plays in influencing company strategy, particularly relating to CEO power. It challenges traditional views of corporate governance influence.

Updated: 10/11/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,690

Alliances within Industry – how to discern what number of partners will achieve optimum benefit

Firms seek partnerships to improve their access to "know how", but such links can bring their own costs. This research looks at ways of determining what number and proportion of direct and indirect partnerships will bring optimum benefit.

Updated: 04/04/2016
Comments:
Views: 1,332