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Merge or Fail? The Determinants of Mergers and Bankruptcies in Switzerland
Economics Letters (2006)
  • Stefan Buehler
  • Christian Kaiser
  • Franz Jaeger
Abstract

This paper examines the determinants of mergers and bankruptcies using firm level data from Switzerland. We find considerable differences in the determinants of mergers and bankruptcies. Our results support the notion that mergers are often undertaken to seize growth opportunities.

Publication Date
2006
Citation Information
Stefan Buehler, Christian Kaiser and Franz Jaeger. "Merge or Fail? The Determinants of Mergers and Bankruptcies in Switzerland" Economics Letters Vol. 90 Iss. 1 (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/stefan_buehler/7/