Takeover activity in Australia: endogenous and exogenous influences

@inproceedings{Finn2005TakeoverAI,
  title={Takeover activity in Australia: endogenous and exogenous influences},
  author={Frank Finn and Allan Hodgson},
  year={2005}
}
The present paper analyses the population of takeover bids for listed Australian companies using quarterly data over a 25-year period to re-examine the predictability of takeover activity and to determine if there is a flow on impact on macroeconomic variables. We examine whether takeover activity: (i) is endogenous; that is, determined by own activity; (ii) is jointly determined by macroeconomic and capital market variables; and (iii) has an exogenous spillover impact across the economy. We… CONTINUE READING

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