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The success of the activist investor Guy Wyser-Pratte in Continental Europe

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This paper analyses the investments of US activist investor Guy Wyser-Pratte in listed companies in Germany, France, Austria and Switzerland between the years 2001 and 2011. Wyser-Pratte is the best known single activist investor in Continental Europe whose investments have typically been followed intensively by the press. For the first time, this study examines the investment activities of a single activist investor with key focus on Continental Europe and complements the few existing studie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1504/ijev.2019.096637

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
SOGE
Subgroup:
Smith School
Schiereck, D More by this author
Schüler, P More by this author
Publisher:
Inderscience Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
24–46
Publication date:
2018-11-16
Acceptance date:
2018-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1742-5379
ISSN:
1742-5360
Pubs id:
pubs:951589
URN:
uri:31f7fcad-54ed-4a57-a184-2c05277b57e1
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uuid:31f7fcad-54ed-4a57-a184-2c05277b57e1
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pubs:951589

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