Financial versus strategic bidders: Evidence from unsuccessful takeover bids

Magnus Blomkvist, Timo Korkeamäki

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Abstract

Even failed takeovers can identify undervalued target firms. We find that compared to financial bidders, strategic buyers have a greater lasting valuation effect on the targets. Strategic bidders thus appear to be superior in identifying undervalued targets.
Original languageEnglish
Peer-reviewed scientific journalEconomics letters
Volume159
Issue numberOctober
Pages (from-to)142-144
Number of pages3
ISSN0165-1765
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10.2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article - refereed

Keywords

  • 512 Business and Management
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • corporate investment
  • Private equity

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