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Initial public offerings of energy companies in Japan

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dc.contributor.advisor Baobang, Francis
dc.coverage.spatial Japan
dc.creator Wu, Yuchao
dc.date.accessioned 2013-09-11T15:54:18Z
dc.date.available 2013-09-11T15:54:18Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://library2.smu.ca/xmlui/handle/01/25152
dc.description 1 online resource (vi, 38 p.)
dc.description Includes abstract and appendix.
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 35-37)
dc.description.abstract This paper analyses the mispricing of 20 energy, utility and natural resources IPOs in Japan from the year 1998 to 2009. The study confirms that the offer price and issue size have positive relationship with the IPO underpricing. It finds that the underwriter’s gross spread is positively related to the degree of underpricing as well. Also, the study suggests that the firm’s age, underwriter’s reputation, listing exchange are inversely correlated with the stocks’ initial return. It also explores that the IPOs listed after 2007 global financial crisis tend to have lower returns than those listed before/in 2007. en_CA
dc.language.iso en en_CA
dc.publisher Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University
dc.title Initial public offerings of energy companies in Japan en_CA
dc.type Text en_CA
thesis.degree.name Master of Finance
thesis.degree.level Masters
thesis.degree.discipline Finance, Information Systems, & Management Science
thesis.degree.grantor Saint Mary's University (Halifax, N.S.)


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