Skip navigation
Skip navigation

The preferences of private equity investors in selecting target acquisitions: An internatinal investigation

Osborne, Sarah; Katselas, Dean; Chapple, Larelle

Description

This study investigates the characteristics and attributes that private equity investors prefer when selecting target acquisitions. These characteristics are examined against a matched sample of firms subject to corporate acquisitions via tender/merger offer during 2000-2009, across seven countries: Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, the USA, France, Germany and Sweden. We show that firm-specific characteristics are more influential in target selection than external or institutional...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/49876
Source: Australian Journal of Management
DOI: 10.1177/0312896212440269

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Osborne_The_preferences_of_private_2012.pdf798.46 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator