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 [Student Project] (Unpublished)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
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Jamaludin, Hayat
2012489182
Ahmad Barizi, Muhammad Naufal
2012844452
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Ismail, Dr. Md Khairu Amin
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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
Keywords: Consumer industrial, financial, basic material, technology, and communication
Date: June 2014
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/33906
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