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Do Mergers and Acquisitions Influence the Core Competency of Chinese Securities Companies? -- A Quantitative Analysis

Abstract This thesis investigates whether mergers and acquisitions (M&As) help increase the competitive advantage and core competency of Chinese securities companies. Although M&As among Chinese securities companies were almost exclusively guided by the Chinese government in the earlier years, they have increasingly become more market-driven in recent years. Many large Chinese securities companies have engaged in horizontal mergers, cross-industry mergers, and cross-border mergers to increase their market positions. However, there is little up-to-date evidence about how these market-driven M&As influence the competitive advantage and core competency of securities companies in China. I seek to fill this gap by conducting a systematic anal... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Wang, Lijuan (Author) / Shen, Wei (Advisor) / Qian, Jun (Advisor) / Liu, Jun (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Finance / Business administration / Chinese Securities Companies / Competitive advantage / Core Competence / Mergers & Acquisitions
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 134 pages
Language Chinese
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Business Administration 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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