LEAVING THE PUBLIC CAPITAL MARKET: A LITERATURE SURVEY ABOUT THE GOING PRIVATE DECISION

@inproceedings{Gutsche2015LEAVINGTP,
  title={LEAVING THE PUBLIC CAPITAL MARKET: A LITERATURE SURVEY ABOUT THE GOING PRIVATE DECISION},
  author={Robert Gutsche},
  year={2015}
}
The going private decision is less examined in the corporate finance literature compared to the IPO topic, although it is of similar importance in a company’s life. This paper surveys previous theoretical and empirical studies discussing the going private decision. Deeper insights are provided about reasons which motivate companies to leave the public capital market. The role of regulatory changes like the passage of Sarbanes-Oxley Act in 2002 and their implications for the decision making… CONTINUE READING

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