Determinants of profitability of post merger and acquisition companies: evidence of companies in Malaysia / Hayat Jamaludin and Muhammad Naufal Ahmad Barizi

Jamaludin, Hayat and Ahmad Barizi, Muhammad Naufal (2014) Determinants of profitability of post merger and acquisition companies: evidence of companies in Malaysia / Hayat Jamaludin and Muhammad Naufal Ahmad Barizi. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

The main objective of this research is to investigate determinants of profitability of post merger and acquisition companies in Malaysia that made announcement in Bursa Malaysia. The scope of this study covers 4 years included with the announcement year of acquisition companies. The data is derived from Bloomberg which consist of 37 companies. Moreover, the data has been collected from various sectors such as consumer industrial, financial, basic material, technology, and communication. This study employs the profitability as dependent variable while the independent variables are liquidity ratio, activity ratio, and leverage ratio. Based on the empirical result show that liquidity ratio and leverage ratio is significantly related to profitability. However, the study finds activity ratio insignificant toward profitability

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Item Type: Student Project
Creators:
CreatorsEmail / ID. Num
Jamaludin, Hayat2012489182
Ahmad Barizi, Muhammad Naufal2012844452
Contributors:
ContributionNameID Num. / Email
Thesis advisorIsmail, Dr. Md Khairu AminUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > Planning. Business planning. Strategic planning > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kelantan > Kota Bharu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (HONS) Finance
Item ID: 33906
Uncontrolled Keywords: Consumer industrial, financial, basic material, technology, and communication
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33906

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