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Based on a sample of 7,378 firms going public in the 1975-2005 period, we document a significant underperformance of IPO firms over the first year after going public, while there is virtually no underperformance thereafter. Moreover, by decomposing the Carhart-alpha we find that IPO...
...Allerdings existiert noch keine umfassende empirische Studie zum Einfluss der Corporate Governance auf den Unternehmenswertschweizerischer Firmen. Diese Lücke soll durch die vorliegende Arbeit geschlossen werden.
The question of whether the CEO should also serve as chairman of the board is one of the most hotly debated issues in the recent corporate governance discussion. While agencytheoretic arguments advocate a separation of decision and control functions, the empirical evidence focusing on U.S....
This paper investigates the price and volume behavior around buy, sell and holdrecommendations of Swiss stocks, as published in the major financial newspaper in Switzerland. This represents a random selection of recommendations which have been previously released by banks to their customers....