M&A

Working Paper

International Corporate Governance Spillovers: Evidence from Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

We develop and test the hypothesis that foreign direct investment promotes corporate governance spillovers in the host country. Using firm-level data on cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate governance in 22 countries, we...Read more

Rui Albuquerque
Miguel Ferreira
Pedro Matos
01 January 2014

Zealous Advocates or Self-interested Actors? Assessing the Value of Plaintiffs? Law Firms in Merger Litigation

Using a hand-collected sample of 1,739 class actions that challenge the fairness of M&A transactions from the period 2003 through 2012, we examine the effectiveness of plaintiffs? law firms. We divide plaintiff law firms into top-10 and non-...Read more

Randall Thomas
01 September 2014

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