Cross-border Acquisition Performance of US Companies in Ireland: Short- and long-term Performance

John Cassidy

University College Dublin

Dr John Cassidy is a lecturer at the UCD School of Business. His research has focused on determinants of FDI in East Asia specifically regarding Japanese investment in China. He also does research on US M&As in Ireland, technology adaptation in Vietnam, Corruption and FDI in east and southeast Asia.


This paper evaluates the effects of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) on shareholder value creation of US companies following transactions in Ireland. To determine the effect of cross-border M&A and the relative... [ view full abstract ]


  1. John Cassidy (University College Dublin)
  2. Ulrich grosse Prues (PwC Hamburg)

Topic Area

International Business


PS - 1B » International Business 1 (13:30 - Wednesday, 30th August, Lecture Room 3)