Insights of Signaling Theory for Acquisitions Research
C-W., W., Reuer, J. and Ragozzino, R. Insights of Signaling Theory for Acquisitions Research. 2013. Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions, Vol. 12: 173-191
Posted: 9 Apr 2014
Date Written: April 8, 2013
We discuss the usefulness of signaling as a complementary theory to help understand various aspects of M&A. Beyond reviewing some of the research in this area to provide examples of contributions, we also intend to provide a critique of existing applications of signaling theory to identify gaps in this research stream in order to locate potential research opportunities.
Keywords: signaling, acquisitions
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