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SPACs: Post-Merger Survival

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival

SPACs: Post-Merger Survival Milos Vulanovic City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) – Department of Economics & Finance June 25, 2016 Abstract: This paper studies how institutional characteristics of Specified Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are related to their post-merger survival. SPACs […]

GS: M&A Activity Remains Robust

GS: M&A Activity Remains Robust

M&A activity is stronger than the headline figures suggest, that’s according to a new report on merger trends from Goldman Sachs’ Equity Research division. Headline figures suggest US M&A volumes are down by around 28% year-on-year, (the report was published […]

China Breaks Record For Foreign Acquisitions

China Breaks Record For Foreign Acquisitions

China has been the only major mover in an otherwise calm period for foreign acquisitions. The Chinese pursuit of acquisitions has caught the attention of analysts around the world, especially as the pace of deal making has generally been slow. […]

MasterCard Inc, AbbVie Inc Beats Earnings Estimates

MasterCard Inc, AbbVie Inc Beats Earnings Estimates

MasterCard and AbbVie released their latest earnings reports before opening bell this morning. MasterCard reported adjusted earnings of 86 cents per share and $2.4 billion in revenue, against the consensus estimates of 85 cents and $2.38 billion. AbbVie posted adjusted […]

Will Mastercard Inc (MA) Beat Earnings Estimates?

Will Mastercard Inc (MA) Beat Earnings Estimates?

MasterCard Incorporated (MA) Information Technology – IT Services | Reports April 28, Before Market Opens Will Mastercard Inc (MA) Earnings – Key Takeaways: The Estimize consensus has forecasted EPS of $0.87, 2% higher than the Street, and revenue expectations of […]

Optimism, Attribution And Corporate Investment Policy

Optimism, Attribution And Corporate Investment Policy

It’s Not Optimism When You Know You’re Right: Optimism, Attribution And Corporate Investment Policy Richard Walton Arizona State University (ASU) – Finance Department September 15, 2015 Abstract: CEOs whose observed personal option-holding patterns are not consistent with theoretical predictions are […]