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Author Zattoni, Alessandro.

Title Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings : an International Perspective
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (614 pages)
Contents Cover; Corporate Governance and Initial Public Offerings; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Preface; The birth of the research project; The first Professional Development Workshop at the Academy of Management meeting; After the Professional Development Workshop; The second PDW at the Academy of Management meeting; Overview of the book; Acknowledgments; References; 1: Introduction; Overview of the field of corporate governance; Overview of the initial public offering event; Corporate governance of IPOs throughout the world; Internal corporate governance mechanisms
(4) Establish reasonable compensation and share ownership guidelines for directors(5) Evaluate board, committee and individual director performance; (6) Oversee strategic planning, risk management and the hiring and evaluation of management; Corporate legal system; The ownership structure of Canadian listed companies; Corporate governance and IPOs in Canada; The regulation of IPOs; The ownership and governance model of Canadian companies; The IPOs between 2006 and 2008; The description of an IPO: Bridgewater; The firm before the IPO; The offer; The firm after the IPO; Conclusion; References
Board compositionCEO duality; Executive compensation; Shareholder concentration; Dominant shareholder type; External corporate governance mechanisms; Legal system; Market for corporate control; Business groups; Social norms; Internal and external corporate governance bundles for IPOs in twenty-one economies; National governance bundles of corporate governance mechanisms; Conclusion; References; 2: Corporate governance and initial public offerings in Australia; Corporate governance mechanisms; Current regulatory framework; Principles of good corporate governance
Stock exchange and corporate ownershipBoard of directors; IPO activity between 2006 and 2008; The regulation of IPOs; IPOs between 2006 and 2008; Description of an IPO: Genera Biosystems Limited; The firm before the IPO; The offer; The firm after the IPO; Conclusion; References; 3: Corporate governance and initial public offerings in Belgium; Corporate governance mechanisms; Corporate law; Codes of good governance; Listed companies; Non-listed companies: Code Buysse; Stock exchange and listed companies; The relevance of the Belgian stock exchange in the national economy
The ownership structure of Belgian listed companiesIPO activity between 2006 and 2008; The regulation of IPOs; The IPOs between 2006 and 2008; The post-IPO evolution; The description of an IPO: nv Ablynx; The firm before the IPO; The offer; The firm after the IPO; Conclusion; References; 4: Corporate governance and initial public offerings in Canada; Corporate governance mechanisms; Code of good governance; (1) Facilitate shareholder democracy; (2) Separate the roles of chair and chief executive officer; (3) Ensure that directors are competent and knowledgeable
Summary A major international study on corporate governance and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) in twenty-one countries
Notes 5: Corporate governance and initial public offerings in China
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Corporate governance.
Corporations -- Investor relations.
Going public (Securities)
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management.
Corporate governance.
Corporations -- Investor relations.
Going public (Securities)
Form Electronic book
Author Judge, William
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