Creating Value in Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions by Andreas SchertzingerCreating Value in Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions by Andreas Schertzinger

Creating Value in Insurance Mergers and Acquisitions

byAndreas SchertzingerForeword byProf. Dr. Dirk Schiereck

Paperback | April 28, 2009

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This thesis takes up a very acutely relevant topic: "Do M&A transactions in the European insurance sector create value in the short- and long-term?" After national consolidation of the European banking and insurance markets had p- gressed in the 2nd half of the 1990s, the recent years showed an increasing amount of cross-border M&A especially in the banking sector. This development is surprising in light of the M&A paradox, according to which the rate of successful bank transactions is very low, yet the number of size of completed transactions constantly increases. The current empirical evidence gives reason to devote a comprehensive a- demic analysis to M&A in the European insurance industry. Furthermore, research to this topic area shows a significant industry-specific gap and largely an absence of respective empirical studies. Research concerned with the overall success of European M&A transactions are extremely rare to date, and the state of knowledge on the success of cross-border transactions in the European - surance industry are very limited.
Dr. Andreas Schertzinger promovierte bei Prof. Dr. Dirk Schiereck am Stiftungslehrstuhl Bank- und Finanzmanagement der European Business School Oestrich-Winkel. Er ist heute als Unternehmensberater für McKinsey & Company, Inc., New York, tätig.
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Title:Creating Value in Insurance Mergers and AcquisitionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pagesPublished:April 28, 2009Publisher:Gabler VerlagLanguage:English

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Overview of M&A in the European Insurance Industry, Recent Studies on the Success of Insurance Transactions, Value Creation by M&A in the European Insurance Industry, Case Studies on Value Creation by M&A in the European Insurance Industry