The aim of this paper is to consider the short-run performance of UK firms acquiring foreign target firms over a period of 1994-2003 and to explore the impact of deal size and other firm-specific factors on performance. Cross-border mergers and acquisitions have witnessed a substantial growth worldwide, with the UK being one of the top acquiring nations in the global market for corporate control.
- mergers and acquisitions
- UK firms
- financial targets
- global market
Uddin, M., & Boateng, A. (2009). An analysis of short-run performance of cross-border mergers and acquisitions: evidence from the UK acquiring firms. Review of Accounting and Finance, 8(4), 431-453. https://doi.org/10.1108/14757700911006967