Università della Svizzera italiana

The market for partial corporate control in Europe : the evidence about corporate raiders

Croci, Ettore ; Caprio, Lorenzo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2004 ; 2004ECO002.

Corporate raiders are often associated with the 1980s takeover wave that reshaped the U.S. corporate landscape. While during the 1980s Europe remained relatively immune to this sort of investor, corporate raiders have operated actively both in Continental Europe and in the U.K. since the mid-1990s. Yet these corporate raiders are very different from the raiders that operated in the U.S. market...