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    • The impacts of the Gulf War on the US defense industry 

      Cantenar, Ömer Faruk (Bilkent University, 2000)
      In this study, the military intervention of the U.S to the Gulf Crises is taken as a major event and the impact of this event on the U.S defense stocks is examined by using event study methodology. The sample includes ...
    • Market reaction to deaths of founders and non-founding executive family members in family firms 

      Arslan, Ezgi (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
      This thesis empirically investigates how markets react to uncertainty regarding the separation of control and ownership in family firms. I examine the market reaction to deaths of founders or non-founding executive family ...
    • Market reaction to private equity deal announcements 

      Bilgel, Süheyl (Bilkent University, 2017-10)
      This thesis investigates whether and how target shareholders benefit in leveraged buyout deals in which the target is a public company and the acquirer is a private equity firm. We conduct an event study and run cross ...
    • Mergers and acquisitions during financial crises 

      Yılmaz, Işıl Sevilay (Bilkent University, 2016-09)
      This thesis investigates the effects of financial crises on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity. We investigate if M&A deals in crisis periods differ in terms of dollar volume and quantity of deals, target and bidder ...
    • Stock-market reactions to mergers of non-financial Turkish firms 

      Hekimoğlu, Mert Hakan (Bilkent University, 2010)
      This study investigates stock-market reactions to mergers of non-financial Turkish firms. I conduct an event study to detect abnormal stock returns of Turkish target firms around merger announcements. In an efficient ...