Control of Corporate Europe

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This volume describes how listed companies are controlled in nine different European countries, and includes a chapter on the USA, allowing transatlantic comparison. Each country study provides an analysis of standardized measures of the size and distribution of voting power, and then explores the aspects of corporate control that are most prominent in the country concerned.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199247424
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 1/17/2002
  • Series: Feem Studies in Economics
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
Notes on Contributors
1 Introduction 1
2 The Separation of Ownership and Control in Austria 46
3 Shareholding Cascades: The Separation of Ownership and Control in Belgium 71
4 Ownership and Voting Power in France 106
5 Ownership and Voting Power in Germany 128
6 Pyramidal Groups and the Separation Between Ownership and Control in Italy 154
7 Ownership and Control in the Netherlands 188
8 Ownership and Control of Spanish Listed Firms 207
9 Ownership and Control in Sweden: Strong Owners, Weak Minorities, and Social Control 228
10 Strong Managers and Passive Institutional Investors in the United Kingdom 259
11 Beneficial Ownership in the United States 285
App. I The Large Holdings Directive 300
App. II Proposal for a Council Directive 307
App. III Comparative tables 317
Index 321
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