An updated collection of empirical papers on Mergers and Acquisitions

The editorial team of the publishing house “Virtus Interpress” has prepared the list of empirical papers published in Corporate Ownership and Control journal during last few years devoted to the questions of mergers and acquisitions.

We hope that the below-mentioned collection of papers will be useful for those scholars pursuing research in the field of corporate governance (specifically M&A issues):

  1. Ravaonorohanta, N. (2020). Gender-diverse boards get better performance on mergers and acquisitions [Special issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 17(4), 222-233. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv17i4siart1
  2. Riva, P., & Provasi, R. (2019). Evidence of the Italian special purpose acquisition company. Corporate Ownership & Control, 16(4), 66-76. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv16i4art6
  3. Shaban, O. S., Al-Hawatma, Z., & Abdallah, A. A. (2019). Mergers and acquisitions in Jordan: Its motives and influence on company financial performance and stock market price. Corporate Ownership & Control, 16(2), 67-72. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv16i2art7
  4. Duarte, D., & Barros, V. (2018). Corporate tax avoidance and profitability followed by mergers and acquisitions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(2-1), 148-160. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i2c1p2
  5. Beavers, R. (2017). CEO long-term incentive pay in mergers and acquisitions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 15(1-1), 265-276. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv15i1c1p10
  6. Khan, A., Hassan, K., Maroney, N., & Rubio, J. F. (2016). Efficiency, value addition and performance of US bank mergers. Corporate Ownership & Control, 14(1), 59-72. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv14i1p6
  7. Gill, A., Biger, N., Tibrewala, R., & Prabhakar, P. (2016). The impact of merger on working capital management efficiency of American production firms. Corporate Ownership & Control, 13(3), 100-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv13i3p9
  8. Duppati, G., Abidin, S., & Hu, J. (2015). Do mergers and acquisitions in China create value to acquiring firms? Corporate Ownership & Control, 12(4), 117-140. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv12i4p9
  9. Ismail, A., Dbouk, W., & Azouri, C. (2014). Does industry-adjusted corporate governance matter in mergers and acquisitions? Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(4-7), 642-656. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i4c7p7
  10. Pazarskis, M., Charalampidou, D., Pantelidis, P., & Paschaloudis, D. (2014). Examining bank mergers and acquisitions in Greece before the outbreak of the sovereign debt crisis. Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(4-1), 171-183. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i4c1p2
  11. Pazarskis, M., Pantelidis, P., Alexandrakis, A., & Serifis, P. (2014). Successful merger decisions in Greece: Facts or delusions? Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(2-7), 708-717. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i2c7p4
  12. Yang, M. (2014). Does CEO make a better acquisition decision after SOX? Corporate Ownership & Control, 11(2-3), 389-403. http://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv11i2c3p7
  13. Bodolica, V. (2013). An examination into the markets for corporate control: Evidence on merger and acquisition deals involving Qatari companies. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(4-5), 439-453. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i4c5art1
  14. Nnadi, M. A., Sailesh Tanna, S., & Kabel, B. (2013). Multivariate analyses of factors affecting dividend policy of acquired European banks [Special conference issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(3), 86-95. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i3siart7
  15. Pitoska, E., & Lazarides, T. (2013). Bank mergers and acquisitions in Greece & the state of employees during the economic crisis [Special conference issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(3), 30-35. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i3siart2
  16. Chikamoto, K., Lu, C., Takeda, F., & Watanabe, M. (2013). Cross-border M&A and firm value: Evidence from Chinese acquisitions of Japanese firms [Special conference issue]. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(3), 8-29. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i3siart1
  17. Ismail, A. (2012). Do target firms always gain? The determinants of target firms loss in US takeovers. Corporate Ownership & Control, 10(1-2), 254-270. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv10i1c2art5
  18. Qi, L., & Wan, H. (2012). Institutional investors and acquisition targets. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(3-4), 428-441. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i3c4art2
  19. Sherif, M. (2012). Gains and payments of mergers and acquisitions: Further evidence from the UK. Corporate Ownership & Control, 9(3-2), 288-302. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv9i3c2art6
  20. Hanamura, S., Inoue, K., & Suzuki, K. (2011). Bidder and target valuation and method of payment of M&As in Japan: Evidence against the misvaluation-driven transactions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(3-3), 406-416. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i3c3p5
  21. Palmucci, F., & Caruso, A. (2011). Measures of market reaction in mergers and acquisitions in Italy. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(2), 131-144. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i2p12
  22. Perera, S., Wickramanayake, J., & Mehta, A. (2010). Wealth effects of business takeover announcements: The case of Australian acquirers’ shareholders. Corporate Ownership & Control, 8(1-8), 758-771. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv8i1c8p2
  23. Ho, A. Y.-F. (2010). A comparison of earnings management between domestic and cross-border mergers. Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(4), 19-33. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i4p2
  24. Yamori, N., & Harimaya, K. (2009). Mergers decision in Japanese small mutual banks: Efficiency improvement or empire buildings? Corporate Ownership & Control, 7(2), 117-125. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv7i2p9
  25. Damiani, M., & Pompei, F. (2009). Takeover activities in the last European merger wave: A cross-country comparison. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(3), 8-25. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i3p1
  26. Chen, C.-W., Lin, J. B., & Yi, B. (2008). Two faces of busy outside directors. Corporate Ownership & Control, 6(2-4), 467-474. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv6i2c4p5
  27. Baxamusa, M. (2008). Mergers that create value. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4-1), 204-218. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i4c1p5
  28. Davidson III, W. N., Tong, S., & Proctor, R. (2008). Why bidding firms do not hire financial advisors in mergers and acquisitions. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(3-2), 316-323. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i3c2p7
  29. Paul, D. L. (2008). Board changes following mergers. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(3), 67-74. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i3p8
  30. Chen, J., & Xi, Y. (2008). Is it better to change top management after a merger or acquisition? Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(3), 62-66. http://doi.org/10.22495/cocv5i3p7