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: 1,448

Does the tone of central bank announcements have an effect on asset prices?

Author(s):

Maik Schmeling

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

Joint research from Cass Business School and the Copenhagen Business School has found that the toneof central bank communications has a significant effect on prices in equity, fixed income and option markets.

Updated: 28/11/2016
Comments:
Views: 664

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: 992

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: 1,144

Fund Management - experience does not necessarily mean better performance

Author(s):

Andrew Clare

Topic:
Finance

New study finds that a fund manager's experience and performance do not always go hand in hand

Updated: 12/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 933

Why is it cheaper to trade debt with a shorter maturity?

Author(s):

Max Bruche

 et al.

This research models the debt maturity choice of firms in the presence of fixed issuance costs in the primary market and searches frictions in the secondary market for debt.

Updated: 07/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 629

Fallen Angels - do downgraded bonds offer an opportunity for investment?

The Centre for Asset Management Research at Cass Business School, City, University of London in cooperation with Invesco Powershares has launched a white paper which looks at the investment potential offered by downgraded bonds.

Updated: 04/10/2016
Comments:
Views: 691

Adjusting exchange rates affects currency value, Cass research finds

Author(s):

Lukas Menkhoff

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Banking

New research finds that newly proposed currency valuation metrics display strong predictive power for exchange rates, offering valuable insight for global policymakers and investors alike.

Updated: 20/09/2016
Comments:
Views: 625

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: 911