Initial public offerings of state-owned and privatly owned enterprises a comparison study for the UK in the long and short-run by Nicholas O"Gorman

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  • Privatization -- Great Britain.,
  • Government business enterprises -- Great Britain.,
  • Public utilities -- Great Britain.,
  • Going public (Securities) -- Great Britain.,
  • Stocks -- Prices.,
  • Rate of return.

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Thesis (M.B.A.) - University College Dublin, 1997.

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Statementby Nicholas O"Gorman.
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Pagination(3), 109p. :
Number of Pages109
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the presence of state owned companies in regular markets is particularly strong. Yet, active and deliberate liberalization and privatization policies, especially during the last two decades, have led to a considerable reduction in the number of state owned enter-prises (SOEs) in most countries (Sheshinski and López-Calva, ; see also Buck Cited by: At the dawn of the 20th century, views began to change and public enterprises in the form of State-owned companies began to flourish, from public utilities to banking firms7, starting what would be called a lasting “alliance” between public and private capital8 but without any intent of.

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