Institutional Investors , Corporate Ownership and Corporate Governance Global Perspectives

  title={Institutional Investors , Corporate Ownership and Corporate Governance Global Perspectives},
  author={Stuart L. Gillan and Laura T. Starks},
  • Stuart L. Gillan, Laura T. Starks
  • Published 2001
We examine the role of institutional investors in financial markets and in corporate governance. In many countries, institutional investors have become the predominant players in financial markets and their influence worldwide is growing, chiefly due to the privatization and development of pension fund systems. Moreover, foreign institutional investors are becoming a significant presence, bringing their trading habits and corporate governance preferences to international markets. In fact, we… CONTINUE READING

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