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Determinants and outcomes of foreign acquisitions

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explaining and evaluating the investment decisions of multinational enterprises
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This study investigates the causes and consequences of acquisitions primarily foreign acquisitions undertaken by UK publicly listed firms. Firm- and country-specific factors are found to influence the propensity to acquire and the location of the acquired subsidiary. Indicators of a firm's organisational experience, such as firm size, profitability, and its investment history, increase the probability that an acquisition (relative to no acquisition) is undertaken. Larger and more profitab...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Social Sciences Division

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Publication date:
2002
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602336483
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uuid:f1420ada-12ac-4784-8704-039cd0160ce2
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td:602336483

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