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Ming-Yuan Li, Hsuan-Ho Cheng, Yu-Chen Lin and Alan T. Wang
 
''Determinants and Impacts of the Relative Use of Depository Receipts and Euro Convertible Bonds by High-tech Corporations: An Empirical Study''
( 2007, Vol. 3 No.10 )
 
 
This paper adopts Taiwan's high-tech companies as the sample to address and examine four new determinants of various foreign financing instruments and test their impacts on the issuing firms. Our empirical findings are consistent with the following notions. First, the firms with higher foreign holding and foreign investment will be likely to adopt foreign financing policy. Moreover, the firms with higher stock dividend payment in Taiwan will adopt both of ECB (Euro convertible bond) and DR (depository receipt). Firm managers with better education background will prefer DR. Second, the use of DR can effectively decrease the volatility of stock returns but also pronounce a negative influence on the mean of stock returns. In contrast, the use of ECB can effectively increase the mean but can not significantly decrease the volatility.
 
 
Keywords:
JEL: C7 - Game Theory and Bargaining Theory:General
C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables: General
 
Manuscript Received : Mar 26 2007 Manuscript Accepted : Mar 27 2007

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