621, 622 (2003) (stating that the claim that defenses allow targets to extract higher premiums from acquirers
has "never [been] subjected to a careful theoretical analysis").
Table I, Panel A, reports the industry distribution of the 10,184 acquirers
and targets using the Fama French (1997) 12 industry groups.
The study also compares the change in prices when the acquirer
and the target hospitals are in the same region, an in-market merger, with out-of-market mergers.
2.2 Liability of Foreignness and Country-of-Origin Bias Affecting Chinese and Indian Acquirers
in Western Countries
Kevin Smith, who manages the acquirer
GARS practice at Riskskill commented that: “With a deep knowledge of the payments business and risk management requirements, the team at Riskskill look forward to working closely with more acquirers
that want to improve their acquiring performance and be able to independently demonstrate this to other organisations such as Visa Inc.
* Bullish sentiment from bankers and acquirers
could propel M&A to meet or exceed records
's assessment should include a review of the target's locations of operations, followed by an assessment of those location's corruption risk based on, for example, the Transparency International's Corruption Perception Index.
are financial institutions that facilitate card payment transactions.
"It's what gives frequent acquirers
a competitive advantage that opportunistic acquirers
Another finding showed that shared branching issuer-only credit unions generally have higher expenses and lower returns than issuer/acquirers because acquirers
have the ability to offset issuer costs and generate revenue by completing transactions for guest members.
Qatar's banking sector seems to have more incentives to expand overseas, signalling more acquisitions, as Gulf lenders overtake European banks as major acquirers
in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, according to global credit rating agency Standard and Poor's.
(2004), Faccio and Masulis (2005), Officer (2004), Morellec and Zhdanov (2005), Rhodes-Kroff and Viswanathan (2005), Hackbarth and Morellec (2008), Savor and Lu (2009) and Luo (2005) provide evidence on merger valuation and the impact they have on acquirers
. While, Moeller et al.